The American streets simulation cheap jewelry super Liucheng unqualified excessive cadmium serious


According to British media reported on October 15, the Associated Press reporter on the streets of Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and other cities for sale cheap jewelry security investigations for up to two years, and has sorted out the survey results. The data show that more than 60% of the simulation cheap jewelry sold in the U.S. mobile street or fixed pitch for substandard products, excessive heavy metal elements cadmium is a major problem. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued an urgent reminder to the beauty of women and young people should stay away from cheap jewelry, which contained cadmium harm to the human body can last for more than a decade.

Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal elements, used in the manufacture of batteries, plastics, pigments, coatings and plating. , And lead and cadmium content is too high to be children's brain development harmful, long-term exposure may also trigger the growth of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and other malignancies. 275 of the most toxic environmental poisons listed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cadmium # 7, children often suck, chew toys will absorb excessive cadmium cadmium hazardous to their health.

The survey found that of the American media, simulation metal appearance of fine jewelry, cheap market place in the United States in more than 70% of the respondents of white-collar women and 50% of young people bought similar cheap jewelry and often wear. Imitation jewelry cadmium pollution hazard has not been able to cause the attention of people, more than 70% of the respondents said he did not know of cadmium pollution.

California Environmental Health and Ecology Center, Professor Thomas reminded that cadmium can accumulate in the human body, endangering the incubation period can last for more than a decade, usually cadmium accumulates in the bones, liver, and kidneys, and cause lesions in these locations. , Cadmium decreased with immunity, lung cancer, prostate enlargement, premature birth and neonatal low birth weight, miscarriage or stillbirth, learning disabilities, and other diseases and problems occurred related. Thomas pointed out in particular, female long-term wear excessive cadmium jewelry will greatly improve the chances of breast cancer, and long-term exposure of young people to the use of cadmium exceeded the toys or jewelry will affect the normal development of the brain and body.