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Are express bags toxic?

Online shopping is very popular these days, but a citizen in Shijiazhuang developed skin allergy symptoms after tearing up the package. As soon as the news came out, it caused a heated discussion among the public, and some netizens even said that they would never dare to touch express delivery in the future. Yesterday, the reporter learned from the Dermatology Prevention and Treatment Center of the Municipal Hospital and the Chemical Experiment Center of Qingdao University respectively that the express packaging bag materials contain harmful chemical substances. Citizens should wash their hands in time after dismantling the express delivery, and people who are prone to allergies should avoid touching the express delivery with their hands.Express packaging bags cause skin allergiesRecently, a CCTV news titled “Packaging Hidden Hazards” aroused heated discussions among netizens. According to the report, Ms. Li from Shijiazhuang, Hebei developed a small red bump on her hand when she opened the express packaging bag. She went to the hospital to check for a skin allergy. As soon as the news came out, many citizens immediately had questions about the quality and safety of express packaging bags.Yesterday, the reporter interviewed Mr. Hou of a courier company in Daocheng. He said that he could handle nearly 100 couriers every day, but he said he was unaware of the harmful substances in the express packaging bags.”Courier bags are often piled up on the ground, which is easy to attract dust, but I really don’t know it can cause allergies.”According to Mr. Hou, the cost price of packaging bags is relatively low, and many of them are made of synthetic materials.Packaging bags are mostly processed from chemical materials”At present, the raw materials of packaging bags used by many express delivery companies are relatively complex. Most of these materials are reprocessed from chemical materials and household waste, and a large amount of harmful substances may remain in them, such as plasticizers and flame retardants.”Ma Zhaoli, a professor at the Chemical Experiment Center of Qingdao University, told reporters that the general plastic bags are made of polyvinyl chloride, and these materials are low in cost and cheap. Plastic bags made of polyvinyl chloride will generate plasticizers at higher temperatures, and plasticizers are harmful to the human body. In addition, Ma Zhaoli said that there are many express bags made of recycled materials on the market.”It is to recycle chemical waste to make express bags. These bags are chemically unstable and have a pungent odor, which is very harmful to humans and the environment.”Ma Zhaoli said that generally small companies or some sellers in order to reduce costs may use such express bags.DermatologistSensitive people are best not to tear by handAfterwards, the reporter consulted Shi Tongxin, director of the Dermatology Prevention and Treatment Center of the Municipal Hospital. He said that there will be residual pollutants in the outer packaging of express delivery, and there are still many bacteria. Citizens should not tear open the express delivery by hand, and try to choose to use it as much as possible. knives. In addition, he reminded people who are prone to allergies to avoid frequent contact with express plastic bags.

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