1 week EcoWaste flags online trade of liquid mercury, mercury-laden products Inquirer
      MANILA, Philippines --- A pro-environment and health group on Sunday flagged the illegal sale of liquid mercury and mercury- added products online.   "It's not only mercury-containing skin whitening cosmetics that are being sold online," the EcoWaste Coalition said in a statement.   The group said that mercury thermometers, which are used to measure body temperature, and sphygmomanometers, which are used to measure blood pressure, as well as liquid mercury in flask containers, were "being sold illegally by third-party dealers in e-commerce marketplaces."   EcoWaste had previously raised concerns over t...Keep on reading: EcoWaste flags online trade ... more