The Chinese government has suspended all exports of a toy found to have been coated with a toxic chemical, China’s official Xinhua news agency says.
The move comes after the authorities in the United States, Australia and a number of other countries removed the Bindeez and Aqua Dots toys from sale. The toy has been blamed for causing illness among a number of children. The Chinese authorities are reported to have sealed stocks where they were produced, and ordered an investigation. [Full Text]
[Image: The toy has proved extremely popular in both the US and Australia, from AP.]