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Investigators Find Poisonous Chemicals In Four More Drugs In China
...rmer, Wang Guiping, sold about 1 ton of diethylene glycol
under labels saying it was propylene glycol
made by the province's Taixing Chemical Factory. The investigators said that Wang, a former salesm...
More Medicines Found To Contain Toxic Substance
...Centres for Disease Control, discovered diethylene glycol
in a sugarless government manufactured cough syrup... be containing the offending chemical. Diethylene glycol
is an industrial chemical and known to be dangerous. People who have been suffering from its toxic e...
Panama announces Reform of Health System
...re found to be contaminated with toxic di-ethylene glycol
that causes death by causing kidney failure. Over ...rder later in the day which would make an ethylene glycol
test mandatory. He also added that he had instructed Health Minister Camilo Alleyne to present plans...
Hong Kong Warning on 'unsafe' Toothpaste
...stoms department said samples contained diethylene glycol
(DEG), which prompted an outcry when it was discovered in exports of Chinese toothpaste to Panama. The United States has started inspecting Chinese toothpaste imports and Singapore has banned three Chinese brands. The customs department said the th...
China is Cracking Down on Food Safety
...hina, after tests showed they contained diethylene glycol
(DEG).In Panama last year at least 50 persons died presumably due to the chemical diethylene glycol
(DEG). On Tuesday, a document published on a government website stated:'Monitoring and administering...
China Repudiates Warning on Its Toothpaste
...paste containing the poisonous chemical diethylene glycol
(DEG) from entering the US. The FDA has raised concerns that the products may contain - diethylene glycol
or DEG or diglycol stearate, used in solvents. Chinas General Administration of Quality Supervisio...
Panama Official Arrested Over Tainted Medicine Deaths of 100
... the overseas companies that bought the diethylene glycol
misused it, thinking it was glycerin, a widely used sweetener. In another case, the Chinese said that toothpaste produced by two companies in eastern China and exported to Panama contained levels of the toxin that were not harmful to humans, Wei sa...
Study Report On Ill Effects Of Soft Drinks
...beverages Caffeine Phosphoric Acid Ethylene glycol
Aspartame Carbon Dioxide The said report is based on research carried out on scientific basis in various countries of the world. However, the group has noted that the studies to establish co-relationship between consumption of carbonated wate...
FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination
...drug products, is not contaminated with diethylene glycol
(DEG). DEG is a known poison used in antifreeze and as a solvent. Today, the agency is issuing guidance to industry recommending methods of testing glycerin and other controls to identify any contamination with DEG before use in the manufacture or pr...
Dozens of Panamanians Gravely Ill from Toxic Substance from China
...dication contaminated with the imported diethylene glycol
(DEG), an industrial solvent used for automobile brake fluid and antifreeze. The government puts the number of fatalities at 80 people, and says 39 more are sick, many with kidney problems. But Anabelle Herrera, who heads a victims group, says the nu...