TÜV SÜD Product Service make an appearance on Fake Britain assisting Trading Standards checking potentially dangerous products arriving in the UK.
Trading Standards see many types of electrical products arriving in the UK via our ports, surprisingly often these are of an inferior quality. They’re aware of the high failure risk from fake products such as the heated hair brushes testing in this instance which are often intercepted, following intelligence work, to assess safety standards.
Richard Poate, Senior Manager TÜV SÜD Product Service, inspects the product to check that they conform to the mandatory and legal standards for products sold within the EU.
TÜV SÜD Product Service works closely with Trading standards to identify dangerous products as well as assisting companies to demonstrate their products' compliance with the requirements of applicable CE marking directives, offering testing and certification in line with these requirements.
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