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Double Standard: Investigating Lead Content in leading Enamel Paint Brand in South Asia, 2011

Double Standard: Investigating Lead Content in leading Enamel Paint Brand in South Asia, 2011In late 2010 and early 2011, a second phase study entitled "Double Standard" was conducted on 27 common brand of enamel samples (12 from Nepal, 9 from India and 6 from Bangladesh).

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According to the result of this double standard study, it is proved that the multinational companies such as Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Nerolac and ICI Dulux have adopted double standard products in the region.
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Same company's products in India are much cleaner than their products produced and marketed into Nepal and Bangladesh. Results clearly shows the double standard adopted by multinational companies for the countries where we do not have any act, regulation and standard such as our country and they are enjoying their business at the cost of our health and environment.