Eight Shanghai toughened glass manufacturers were ordered to suspend production after failing quality tests, reports English.eastday.com
Their substandard products are now being recalled, said the Shanghai Quality and Technical Supervision Bureau – the Shanghai watchdog.
It follows a spate of incidents in the city involving safety glass shattering.
The latest occurred on Monday morning when a threem2 glass door between a Starbucks outlet and other businesses in the Raffles City building at People's Square shattered. No one was injured.
The bureau checked 67 batches of tempered glass for construction use in its latest inspection and found eight had ‘serious quality problems’ which posed safety risks.
These included failing tests of fragmentation, surface stress and impact resistance.
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