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Warning over safety of cane umbrellas in Hong Kong

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:43
Hongkongers using handy cane umbrellas to get about town were warned on Wednesday of a “worrying” litany of safety failures, which could mean they fall and hurt themselves while using one. A Consumer Council study found that 90 per cent of cane umbrellas – umbrellas with a thick rubber tip, to double as a walking aid – did not meet all safety standards. It called on manufacturers to improve the products and asked consumers to choose safer walking sticks. “The... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed


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