Out to boycott Oxy products

A member of the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement calling for a boycott of products sold by Oxy Reckitt Benckiser Korea at a supermarket in Seoul yesterday. The company's humidifier sterilisers are blamed for the deaths of more than 100 pe
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A member of the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement calling for a boycott of products sold by Oxy Reckitt Benckiser Korea at a supermarket in Seoul yesterday.

The company's humidifier sterilisers are blamed for the deaths of more than 100 people from their toxic chemicals. It has apologised and promised compensation for the victims of the toxic humidifier steriliser.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 14, 2016, with the headline 'Out to boycott Oxy products'. Print Edition | Subscribe