Trading standards issues warning about replacement mobile phone chargers

Date published: 13 May 2022

A warning has been issued for those buying replacement mobile phone chargers.

Rochdale Council’s Trading Standards team recently bought chargers from shops within the borough which were sent away for analysis.

The results showed that a shocking four in ten of the chargers tested failed to comply with safety standards.

Counterfeit chargers or those that have been imported into the UK without the proper testing can carry safety risks, including electric shocks and fires.

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