Products from all over the world, delivered to our door in a few clicks - that's the advantage of online shopping. But what about the safety of the products we buy? As consumers, we have the right to expect that the products delivered to us will cause no harm.
For this reason, there are safety rules and mechanisms in place that have to be respected before making a product available to consumers. While national authorities across the European Union are taking action to ensure that products sold to us are safe, there are also a number of things we can do ourselves.