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Business News Archive - April 20, 2007

By Lansdown, A B G Silver is a xenobiotic element with no recognized trace metal value in the human body. It is absorbed into the body through the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, mucus membranes of the urinogenital tract, and through the skin, mainly in the form of silver protein complexes.

Playtex Products, a US personal care products company, has acquired the stock of Florida-based Tiki Hut Holding Company, the owner of Hawaiian Tropic sun care, for $83 million.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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