“China Quality” T-Shirts Burn Paddle-Boarders

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A national stand-up paddleboarding tournament held in Kanagawa has gone awry as the free T-shirts given out at the event have given 24 victims nasty burns and rashes, with one case being so extreme the individual had to be hospitalized.

T-shirts were being handed out by the tournaments organizers – Stand Up Paddle Union Japan – as a show of good will, only to unfortunately backfire, as apparently an unknown chemical residue remained on them.

One of the participants who wore a shirt shared his thoughts on the experience:

“thought the T-shirt felt a little slimy after I got out of the water. My back became covered in blisters and it hurt. I can’t sleep well either because it’s my back.”

News coverage of the incident:

It has been mentioned that at least 360 shirts had to be hastily returned, leading inevitably to questions over where exactly the clothing was sourced…


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    Comment by Brufh
    04:43 13/09/2016 # ! Good (+0.6)

    Dude at least they didn't blow up.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:21 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    63% ur daily stuff made in china.why didnt your house blow up by now?

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:52 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Don't be an idiot. The daily stuff is designed by western companies and only assembled in China. It has to be made according to the western companies' strict design specifications and methods, pass all the requirements etc.

    There are no such requirements when Chinese companies are left to do their own thing... they can and will poison, burn, wound and generally fuck the public for their own financial gain.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:48 18/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    designed by western but made by china.look at the word made.and u tell me which country in this world doesnt have a problem.shooting in america?

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:09 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    ^ This guy gets it.

    Frankly, if their mindset is such that they're willing to poison baby milk even to get more dollars, should we be surprised at anything less?

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:03 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Because they're making them for sale in other countries.

    Now products made by China to be SOLD IN CHINA on the other hand....

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:46 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    If your Note 7 is made in China you're lucky, if it is in Vietnam or Korea it does not print money anymore.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Cd2WIxKRDk

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    Comment by Anonymous
    05:35 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    they should count their blessings that they don't have every single thing in their life that can blow up at any second.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:59 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now that's not fair, the junk and styrofoam bridge did not explode so it's not every single thing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:31 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dude this accident happened in Japan.
    Japan never had exploding incident except nuclear reactor.

    And where in the story states those t-shirts come from China?
    It doesn't make sense an event held in Japan by Japanese company use t-shirt from China.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:00 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    The title says "China Quality", not "Chinese".

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    Comment by SugoiMan
    03:30 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    In some field, i don't mind it's china auality, because it's the best quality

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:41 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Can we get a t-shirt that says "Japan never had exploding incident except nuclear reactor."

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:42 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Every tshirt everywhere is made in china or indonesia

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:05 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Most likely they didn't wash them and there was some chemical used on them while in storage.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:36 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    That's probably the real reason. I've bought plenty souvenir T-shirts all over USA, Europe and the near east (my sister collects them) and plenty of them had a tag saying "chemically treated for storage, wash before wearing" and similar warnings.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:06 14/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is why you always wash new clothes before wearing them, doesn't matter where the damn things are manufactured.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:19 16/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Idiot!!!! The news(video) did not talk anything about China.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:47 17/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Idiot!!!! its says "china quality" not "chinese product" or anything similar.. too liberal in using the word "idiot" huh?

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    Comment by Riiku
    23:52 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now they need to find the fucker who decided to save some yuans by violating quality requirements and execute him. I see no other just way.

    Comment by Anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    05:42 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    But not even Chinese T-shirts does that.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:53 13/09/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ero shirts supposed to dissolve in water gone wrong?



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