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Kids’ jewelry may pose cadmium risk.

ABS News Medical Unit

Courtney Hutchison

March 4, 2011

Amid growing worry over the presence of toxic cadmium in kids’ jewelry, a new study further supports the fear that kids can be exposed to more than 100 times the recommended limit of this noxious metal when they mouth or accidentally swallow common, inexpensive jewelry items.

Following strict regulation on lead content in children’s items, many manufacturers, especially in China, have turned to cadmium as a cheap, shiny, and easy to work with metal for use in cheap jewelry, which is often marketed to kids.

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