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Poisonous chemical found in toy dolls linked to cancer

A new warning has been issued over dolls containing a poisonous chemical which can cause cancer, deformities in unborn babies and infertility in men on sale in shops in the Midlands.

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Poisonous dolls: similar style toys on sale online

Similar style dolls being sold today through auction site eBay Credit: Ebay

ITV News Central has seen some similar dolls to those being recalled by Trading Standards being sold online.

eBay says it follows local government legislation and does not permit the sale of ' illegal items.'

A screen shot taken on December 30 showing a doll up for sale on Amazon.co.uk. It now no longer exists. Credit: Amazon.co.uk

Yesterday it appeared similar looking dolls were being offered for sale through Amazon.

But Amazon say they are not available through them.

A web page we saw on the morning of December 30 has since been taken down.

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