China Closes Firms Over Tainted Products

Author: Audra Ang, Associated Press, Published on: 20 July 2007

China moved to sharpen its product safety image Friday, shutting down a chemical plant linked to dozens of deaths in Panama from tainted medicine...The third company closed was the Taixing Glycerin Factory, which has been accused of selling what it called industrial "TD glycerin,"...[which] eventually ended up in Panamanian cough syrup and other medicines that killed at least 94 people.

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