CIC Weekly Buzz
Jul 27, 2010

Bawang innovates with microblogs during time of crisis : CIC

CHINA - CIC tracks the impact of the crisis surrounding local Chinese shampoo brand Bawang and its cancer causing ingredient on China's internet.

For the last couple of weeks, famous local Chinese shampoo brand Bawang has been embroiled in a crisis around the chemical cancer causing ingredient, and its alleged use in the shampoo at unsafe levels. Beginning on July 14, Hong Kong and mainland China media reported extensively about the issue.

Any issue that involves chemicals in products that you put in or on your body are especially buzz worthy in China and have been for many years as a quick...

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