Electric hotplates have become increasingly popular in Hong Kong kitchens. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong watchdog warns of electric shocks and other risks as popular hotplates fail safety tests

  • Nine major brand models tested by Consumer Council were unable to pass all eight safety requirements
  • Appliances were also not reliable at the basic function of heating food
Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong

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Electric hotplates have become increasingly popular in Hong Kong kitchens. Photo: Nora Tam
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