Consumer and civic groups demand an immediate recall of mattresses found to emit harmful levels of radiation in front of the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission building at Jongno, downtown Seoul.Photo: Yonhap

Household products in South Korea under scrutiny for radioactive emissions

Recent health scare over ‘radioactive mattresses’ has been traced to a mineral that emits radon gas used in their inner layers

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Consumer and civic groups demand an immediate recall of mattresses found to emit harmful levels of radiation in front of the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission building at Jongno, downtown Seoul.Photo: Yonhap
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