Product safety

Unsafe products

If you are a consumer who has been supplied with a product intended to be used by the general public and you believe it is unsafe then please email us or phone us on 01202 123123.

Product safety recalls

A list of products that have been recalled for reasons of safety can be found at Trading Standards Central.

Where to seek further advice

Free guidance notes on product safety are available at the Business Companion.

Advice concerning child safety is available at the Child Accident Prevention Trust.

We are a member of SWERCOTS which is a partnership of 15 local authority trading standards services in South West England.

SWERCOTS has produced information for businesses and residents concerning safety called 'Buy Wise Be Safe'.

Buy Wise Be Safe is guidance for parents/guardians on car seats, cots, fireguards, high chairs, smoke alarms, children's clothing, glass, poison, pushchairs, safety gates, safety marks and second hand goods.

For more in-depth advice traders and consumers can contact us or telephone 01202 123123.

Page last updated: 19 April 2021
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