Parts for the ubiquitous electronic parts in your home are coming from China, according to a new study by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
The Chinese government is selling those parts in its factories to American companies for a mere $20,000, a price far lower than the $1,200 a US worker would need to purchase from a US manufacturer.
But it’s a risky move that could leave millions of Americans without essential safety devices.
Here’s what you need to know about how the parts are being manufactured.
How Much Does It Cost to Buy a Parts List?
The price per piece is usually between $1 and $3.50, depending on the quality of the parts.
But for a typical 1,000-square-foot home, the cost of a full-size component is typically around $5,000.
According to the EPA’s most recent report on COVIDs, the average US household spends about $10,000 a year on health care and $20 a year for food.
The costs of the items are also higher in places like the Philippines and Mexico, where there are more COVID workers and where most people don’t work.
The EPA found that the average cost of making one part for each of the 100 million parts used in the US was $30.
The report also found that many parts were made from low-quality parts and that a majority of the products sold in the United States were made overseas.
What Can I Do About It?
The US has already banned imports of the bulk-produced parts, which is aimed at curbing the number of parts produced by Chinese factories.
That will likely only have an effect on parts for personal use.
But many Americans are concerned about the potential for the parts to be used for industrial use.
There’s a chance that some of those Chinese parts will be used to make new versions of the deadly coronavirus that has devastated the country’s health care system.
If that happens, Americans could end up with a new strain of the virus, one that’s even more deadly.
The FDA and US EPA have recommended that manufacturers stop making bulk-manufactured parts.
That would likely lead to lower prices, lower supply and more COID-19 deaths.
However, that doesn’t mean you can’t buy cheaper versions.
If you do want to buy some cheap parts, the best places to start are in local stores and online.
If a manufacturer has a website, that should help you narrow down your options.
It’s also worth considering whether the company has the capacity to make the parts, as the CDC has noted that “few large manufacturing facilities can reliably meet US safety standards.”
What Are the COVID Health Costs?
The average cost for health care in the country was $2,800 a year in 2016.
That compares with $1.20 in 2015.
The CDC has found that those costs have increased by as much as 90 percent in some areas of the country.
The health care costs have also increased dramatically in places where the coronaviral pandemic has killed large numbers of people.
The average price of treating COVID is about $7,500 in Texas, about $14,000 in Louisiana and $26,000 for California, according the CDC.
In addition, COVID deaths have increased in many of the poorest parts of the US, such as the South.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also has a list of the COID health costs and the countrywide COID death tolls.
What Is the Cost of COVID in the States?
According to data from the CDC, the national cost of COID was $14.4 billion in 2016, which includes the cost to pay for the coronovirus deaths.
That includes a $5.3 billion health care bill paid by Medicare and $2.5 billion paid by Medicaid.
In comparison, the health care bills paid by Americans nationwide were $5 billion, $3 billion and $1 billion in 2015, respectively.