Across the UK there are an increasing number of fires being caused by e-cigarettes, it is important that users of these follow these safety precautions:

  • Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer carefully
  • Take notice of any warnings supplied with the product
  • Ensure that e-cigarettes are not left charging for long periods of time
  • Do not leave e-cigarettes plugged in overnight or when you are out of the house
  • Look for the CE mark that indicates chargers comply with European Safety standards
  • Do not overload plug sockets
  • check that your electrical products have not been recalled
  • Avoid buying counterfeit or substandard goods
  • Switch off appliances at the socket when not in use

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