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Chinese Zinc Sulfate Contamination Review

This paper is a simple review of news articles and press releases concerning Chinese zinc sulfate contaminated with cadmium and lead. Note that the buyers of the contaminated product not the manufacturer/exporters have been held liable for the damages and losses involved. These losses have been the equivalent of millions of US dollars.

Read the full article here: Chinese Contaminated Zinc Sulfate Review.pdf

Imported Chinese Zinc Fertilizers May Contain High Levels of Cadmium

Fertilizer industry officials warned their members about the increased chance that imported Chinese zinc fertilizers could contain high levels of cadmium. Other countries around the world are experiencing high levels of cadmium in the zinc sulfate imported from China. They have been asking USDA for techniques to remediate soils.