Monthly Archives: January 2022

White phosphorus match ban- The Berne Convention falsity

As evidenced in the last post, matches containing white phosphorus were deadly for consumers, but even more so for the poor unfortunates who made them, particularly for scumbag Quaker companies like Bryant and May. The toxicity of these matches had … Continue reading

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White phosphorus misadventures #10 – Man dies after lighting match

  This white phosphorus misadventure concerns a monsieur who got more than he bargained for when striking a light in Paris. The newspaper reporting the matter on¬†24th August 1878 was the¬†Kenilworth Advertiser. He had struck a match using his thumb … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Your 2022 Alternative Toxic Calendar is here.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU, except if you worked for Albright and Wilson or Rhodia, in which case UP YER BUM!! Yes it’s that time of year when Solvay push a calendar through local doors blowing their own trumpets, and … Continue reading

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