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    A U.S. sleepwear manufacturer discovers that the chemicals used to flame proof children's pajamas might cause cancer if absorbed through the child's skin. These pajamas were then banned from sale in the U.S. Some manufacturers sold the pajama material to distributors in other countries where there was no legal restriction against its use.

    1. Although the foreign sales were legal, were they ethical? Explain.
    2. Is dumping unsafe products ethical if it is not forbidden by the receiving nation? Explain.

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    1. Although the foreign sales were legal, were they ethical? Explain.

    It is not ethical at all because even if the sales are legal in the foreign country, the product is ultimately affecting the people ...

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    This solution discusses the differences between legal and ethical judgment.

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