Syd wrote:Mike Sales wrote:Syd wrote:By the way, did you report the shoddy glasses to Trading Standards? Surely the were either not CE marked or had a fake CE mark. Either must be illegal.
All failures were reported. Some actually held a correct CE mark were reported for poor quality control and compliance to the standard. The remainder, and the companies selling them , were either reported for selling fakes or for selling non-CE marked products.
My line of work is medical equipment hence have access to UV sources and measuring kit. Have reported a number of medical products over the years too to the MHRA.
PS didn’t associate £8 glasses and Vision Express just thought it was a random £8 pair.
Good on yer.
I understand Trading Standards are underfunded. It is a scandal that our testing regimes are rendered ineffective by government neglect.
Did prosecutions result from your reports, do you know?
Do you find Uvex to be a reputable manufacturer? They advertise cheap end sunglasses.