‘Only one type of kitchenware exceeded permitted level’


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  • Monday, 11 Jul 2016

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has so far found only one type of ceramic kitchenware in the market that has exceeded the permissible lead leaching limit, says its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

He said the X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry technique, used by the Malaysian Association of Stan­dards Users and Greenfinite Sdn Bhd to test the levels of high metals and chemical elements in ceramic kitchenware, differed from the method of analysis used by the ministry.

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