Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock

Nine in 10 yoga mats found to contain substances that can irritate eyes or skin or even harm reproductive system, Hong Kong consumer watchdog finds

  • Out of 30 yoga mats tested, 28 contained between 9 mg/kg and 1,270 mg/kg of formamide, with nine models exceeding European Union’s cut-off limit
  • Formamide is a reprotoxic substance that is moderately irritating to eyes, skin and mucous membranes, and could cause harm on hematopoietic and reproductive systems

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite a vast price disparity among the 30 models both the most expensive model and one of the cheapest scored the same rating. Photo: Shutterstock
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