Beware the electrical bargains that could catch fire, cause electric shocks or ...

sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more
() Beware the electrical bargains that could catch fire, cause electric shocks or melt into your carpet: New research shows three quarters of cheap devices bought online are unsafe Nearly three quarters of cheap electrical devices bought online are unsafe Tests found dozens of USB chargers, travel adaptors and power banks had faults Experts at consumer group Which? looked at unbranded or unrecognised brands sold through Amazon Marketplace, eBay, Wish and AliExpress 

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 00:04 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 00:05 BST, 2 September 2019

View
comments

Nearly three quarters of cheap electrical devices bought online are unsafe, research shows.

The tests on dozens of USB chargers, travel adaptors and power banks showed many had potentially lethal faults.

Experts at consumer group Which? looked at unbranded or unrecognised brands sold through Amazon Marketplace, eBay, Wish and AliExpress. They found products so poorly designed they could cause electric shocks and start fires.

The tests on dozens of USB chargers, travel adaptors and power banks showed many had potentially lethal faults (stock)

The tests on dozens of USB chargers, travel adaptors and power

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV New images released of married murder suspects who allegedly escaped from transport van
NEXT Fadi Fawaz 'is living in a shockingly dirty £49-a-night Travelodge'