Kids’ car seats found un­safe

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION | DIGEST -

Some child car seats avail­able in the mar­ket do not pro­vide suf­fi­cient pro­tec­tion, the Con­sumer Coun­cil warned on Thurs­day. The watch­dog tested 27 sam­ples rang­ing from new­born up to 36 kg, nine of which were found to be less sat­is­fac­tory on both the frontal im­pact test and side im­pact test. The coun­cil’s study showed that for chil­dren of lighter weight, rear-fac­ing child car seats pro­vided bet­ter pro­tec­tion than for­ward­fac­ing mod­els. More­over, haz­ardous sub­stances were de­tected in 12 sam­ples, in­clud­ing flame re­tar­dants. Par­ents should choose suit­able child car seats based on body weight in­stead of age, the coun­cil sug­gested. of or leak­ing in some of the con­doms be­ing sold in mar­ket. The warn­ing came on Thurs­day from the Con­sumer Coun­cil, which an­nounced re­sults of its tests on 13,545 con­dom sam­ples, in­clud­ing prod­ucts from fa­mous brands such as Durex. The re­sults showed a leak­age rate of 0.11 per­cent and a burst rate (un­der pres­sure) of 0.95 per­cent. The watch­dog crit­i­cized some man­u­fac­tur­ers who claimed that their prod­ucts are ex­tremely thin with­out giv­ing a unit of mea­sure­ment.

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