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Man sweeping toner out of printer cartridge. Toners are made of carbon black -- a class 2A probable carcinogen (IARC). The toner billows in his face all day long without respiratory protection of any kind. Cartridges are later dumped by the river. Guiyu, China. December 2001. ©2006 Basel Action Network (BAN)
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