Trading Standards for businesses

Product safety

Our trading standards team enforces product safety law, which requires all goods to be safe.

The following areas also have specific legislation:

  • toys
  • cosmetic products
  • plugs, sockets and electrical products
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • furniture and furnishings
  • children's clothing
  • fireworks, lighters, hazardous products and chemicals
  • prams and baby accessories
  • bicycle and motor parts
  • sunbeds

Citizens Advice can help with product safety queries.

For more guidance, go to Business Companion: product safety.

If you are a business buying or selling any of the above products please contact us for more information.

Trading Standards
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL

: 01375 652 955