IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: China

New Case of Melamine-Contaminated Milk Formula Emerges in China

5:13 AM MDT | August 25, 2010 | Alex Scott

Chinese police have seized 227 m.t. of melamine-contaminated milk formula, according to information disseminated by RX-360 (Washington), a supply-chain organization. Police reportedly have made six arrests, and detained a further 41 individuals. The melamine, although toxic when consumed, makes it appear in tests that the milk contains high levels of protein. The case mirrors the events of 2008 when more than 1,500 m.t. of melamine-laced formula was introduced into the market in China, causing the death of at least six children and illness in another 300,000. In...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa