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How to tell if a yoga mat is toxic
Aug 24, 2018

Three essential points for choosing a rubber yoga mat

1. Since the rubber yoga mat is in direct contact with the body skin of the practitioner, it is itself a chemical and must not be toxic or odorous.

The toxic and odorous mat is not treated with non-toxic and tasteless. It smells great when it is opened, soaks the eyes, and after a long time scrubbing with water or placed in the shade for about 20 days, the smell will be smaller, but the unpleasant smell will always be There will be an adverse reaction such as intermittent dizziness, neuropathic headache, and nausea when the practitioner uses it for a long time.

2. The yoga mat manufacturer introduces a good yoga mat that requires a moderate weight and that the mat is not easily deformed.

The yoga mats currently on the market are roughly classified into five types: PVC, PVC foam, EVA, EPTM, and non-slip mats. Among them, PVC foam is the most professional (96% PVC content, the weight of yoga mat is about 1500g), EVA and EPT'M are mainly made of moisture-proof mat (weight is about 500g). However, the material of this material is too light to be tiled on the ground, and the ends of the mat are always rolled up. PVC and non-slip mats are not made of foaming technology, but are cut by raw materials only (weight is 3000 gram left), only one side has anti-slip lines, slip resistance and poor, and this kind of mat is used for a while, due to the middle Without foaming holes, the mat will be crushed and will not bounce back to normal specifications.

3. Yoga mat manufacturers introduce how to distinguish whether Yubo pads are toxic:

The new yoga mat is rolled into a column, with the nose close to the end of the yoga mat 1 cm, smelling a pungent smell, and the poisonous and scented yoga mat has a strong taste. After opening the yoga mat for a few days, try again with the above method. If there is any taste, it proves that the mat is problematic.

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