Products from China are in the news this week on seperate, worrying issues.
In Australia, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia, tests are being carried out on clothing, textile products and toothpastes.
Excessive levels of the cancer-causing agent formaldehyde were discovered in imported blankets in australia
In New Zealand a recall is under way on Chinese-made pyjamas after two children were burned when their flannelette nightclothes, labelled "low fire danger", caught fire.
Saudi Arabia is testing Chinese toothpastes following the discovery that seven brands contained diethylene glycol, a toxic chemical, (reported by Reuters).
An Australian importer of Chinese textile products, who asked not be named, said formaldehyde was used as a cheap glue to bond fabrics together.