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Call for manufacturers to stop selling children's toys with toxic cadmium

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CANADA (KWWL) -- Canada's federal government is calling on manufacturers and distributors to stop selling children's jewelry and toys containing the toxic chemical cadmium.

Recent inspections by health Canada have revealed high levels of the dangerous substance in some children's products.

If ingested, cadmium can cause serious damage to lungs, kidneys, the liver and bone density.

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