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Customs warns against harmful Children’s Articles from the West

China has accused several Western clothing brands of selling goods harmful to children. A warning on the customs administration’s website lists 81 items imported by companies including Nike, H&M and Zara. The list includes children’s clothing, shoes, toys, toothbrushes and baby bottles that are said to have been discovered during investigations from June 2020 to May 2021. According to the customs administration, children’s cotton clothes from H&M, for example, are said to contain dyes or harmful substances that can be absorbed by the body through the skin, mouth, etc. and endanger health.” The same problem was stated for children’s clothing from Zara, Nike T-shirts and several batches of cotton pyjamas from the US manufacturer GAP .

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