MPs call for ban on unsafe goods sold via online marketplaces

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  • Group of MPs and peers demand new laws to ban unsafe goods being sold online
  • They write to Cabinet ministers to urge fresh legislation for online marketplaces
  • Sites such as those run by Facebook and eBay are found to sell unsafe products
  • 그룹 70 MPs and peers are demanding new laws to ban unsafe goods being sold via online marketplaces such as those run by 페이스 북, 아마존, 태양 전지판에 대한 온라인 검색이 5분의 1로 증가했습니다. and Wish.com.

    In a letter to Cabinet ministers 리시 수낙(Rishi Sunak) 총리는 예산을 신속하게 마련할 것을 촉구합니다. and Kwasi Kwarteng, shared with MailOnline, they warned that consumers are continuing to be ‘placed at risk every daydue to a lack of Government action.

    Under current laws, online marketplaces are not responsible for the safety of products sold by third parties via their platform, despite profiting from their sale.

    Extensive investigations by consumer charity Electrical Safety First have repeatedly found highly dangerous electrical products for sale across almost all major online marketplaces.

    These have included fire-risk hairdryers, counterfeit mobile phone chargers, and ‘energy savingplugs that could cause severe electric shocks or even death.

    One recent investigation by the charity found highly dangerous devices that were claimed to save on electricity bills, as Britons struggle through the cost-of-living crisis.

    They purchased four samples of the plug-in devicesone directly from an independent website and three via eBaythat purported to either save energy or ‘stabilise electrical current’.

    All four failed basic safety standards to risk fires and electric shock.

    Video footage during testing showed how one device exploded and sent fragments of hot metal into the air.








    Consumer charity Electrical Safety First have found highly dangerous electrical products for sale across almost all major online marketplaces - including counterfeit phone chargers

    Consumer charity Electrical Safety First have found highly dangerous electrical products for sale across almost all major online marketplacesincluding counterfeit phone chargers

    The dangerous goods on sale also include fire-risk hairdryers. Electrical Safety First are urging the public to sign a petition as part of their campaign for new laws

    The dangerous goods on sale also include fire-risk hairdryers. Electrical Safety First are urging the public to sign a petition as part of their campaign for new laws

    답으로, eBay said it had overseen the ‘swift removalof the goods from sale and that it took various steps to ‘ensure eBay remains free of unsafe products’.

    Electrical Safety First last month also recently alerted tech giant Meta to nearly 60 listings of electrical goods which are non-compliant with basic product standards on its Facebook Marketplace.

    The company promised to investigate further and has since removed products.

    In their letter to Ms Dorries, the Culture Secretary, and Mr Kwarteng, Boris Johnson은 육상 풍력 발전 단지 계획 완화에 대한 반란에 직면해 있습니다., the MPs and peers urged the Government to publish the results of their consultation on reviewing current product safety laws, which had been promised this spring.

    The cross-party groupincluding former Tory leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith, Labour’s Darren Jones, the chair of the House of CommonsBusiness, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, and Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Daveyalso demanded new laws to protect consumers buying from online marketplaces.

    The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Online and Home Electrical Safety wrote: ‘At present, consumers are not afforded the same protections when they are shopping on an online marketplace as they are when shopping on the high street.

    노동당이 이긴다는 뜻, online marketplaces are not recognised as actors in the supply chain, and so have no responsibility for ensuring the safety of products advertised and sold on their platforms.

    They criticised how the Government, despite warnings from a number of bodies, had ‘taken no action to improve the safety of products sold on these platforms’.

    '그때, consumers continue to be placed at risk from unsafe products sold on online marketplaces,’ their letter added.

    ‘This is worsened by these platforms having no legal obligations to remove these products.

    '그것은, 따라서, crucial that the Government publish the Product Safety Consultation promisedlater this springand introduce new legislation that ensures that only safe products can be sold on online marketplaces.

    ‘This would achieve the Government’s ambitions of ensuring that only safe products are legally placed on the market now and in the future and that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online.

    ‘Without this legislation, consumers continue to be placed at risk every day.

    ‘Consumers deserve equal protections regardless of where they are shopping.

    MPs and peers from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Online and Home Electrical Safety are demanding new laws to protect consumers buying from online marketplaces

    MPs and peers from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Online and Home Electrical Safety are demanding new laws to protect consumers buying from online marketplaces

    Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries

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    In their letter to Cabinet ministers Nadine Dorries and Kwasi Kwarteng, the MPs and peers warned that consumers are continuing to be ‘placed at risk every day

    As part of their campaign for new laws, Electrical Safety First are urging the public to sign a petition calling for online marketplaces to have to follow the same safety regulations as other UK retailers.

    They also want new legislation to make sure electrical goods offered for sale on their sites by third party sellers are safe for use in the UK, and to ensure that any electrical products reported as unsafe must be removed from sites within 24 시간.

    Labour MP Yvonne Fovargue, chair of the APPG on Online and Home Electrical Safety, 말했다: ‘Momentum has built across all parties to finally close this gap in the law.

    ‘Consumers have been left without adequate protection from dangerous products for too long and it is imperative the Government proves it is on the side of the consumer by changing the law and regulating online marketplaces once and for all.

    Lesley Rudd, chief executive of Electrical Safety First, 말했다: ‘Consumers continue to be left to play ‘Russian Roulettewith their safety when shopping for electrical goods via online marketplaces.

    ‘The evidence that online marketplaces continue to host dangerous goods on their platforms is undeniable.

    ‘It cannot be one rule for our trusted high street retailers and another for online giants.

    ‘The Government must face up to the realisation that the way we shop has changed and that the law must catch up to ensure shoppers remain safe online.

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