PUPILS at 21 Shanghai primary and middle schools were told to stop wearing uniforms after the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision found eight batches of uniforms produced by the Shanghai Ouxia garment company contained banned potentially carcinogenic aromatic amine dyes. The company had its production halted while its stock was sealed for further inspection. Schools were told to send their students’ uniforms to the bureau for more testing.



Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.