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Old 18th July, 2008, 06:40 PM
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Unsafe chargers 'flooding' the UK

Hundreds of thousands of unsafe chargers for mobile phones, games consoles and music devices could have made their way into the UK.

Trading standards officers studying dangerous chargers being imported from China say vast numbers are available on the internet and in shops.

Their tests show one brand can overheat or cause electrocution.

One of the chargers concerned has the code marking DE62347066. Others have no code and are called Travel Charger.

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BBC NEWS | Business | Unsafe chargers 'flooding' the UK
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Old 18th July, 2008, 08:30 PM
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Dangerous sitch, be a good idea to scope your wall warts! Fortunately this couldn't happen in My Fair Country, where consumer protection is king.







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