||<p>Manufacturers and importers have a legal obligation to place only safe electrical
products on the market and distributors have obligations to ensure the electrical
products they sell are safe.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards
(OPSS) is working in partnership with several strategic stakeholders, including Electrical
Safety First, undertaking a number of projects on the safety of electrical goods.
This includes work aimed at preventing counterfeit and non-compliant goods entering
the UK market.</p><p> </p><p>I have written to major online platforms to ask them
to do more to ensure that unsafe products are identified and removed from their sites.</p>