This plastic spatula was immersed in peanut oil at 200 degrees Celsius. Photo: Handout

‘Heat resistant’ plastic spatula melts in boiling oil within minute during Hong Kong Consumer Council tests

  • Model from JMJ became deformed and melted, failing to withstand heat of 220 degrees Celsius as claimed
  • When 17 spatulas tested were immersed in a boiling sour liquid or alcohol, five failed to meet European requirements
Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
This plastic spatula was immersed in peanut oil at 200 degrees Celsius. Photo: Handout
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