Why you should keep an eye on the cheap electronics coming to the US: Consumer Reports
The consumer-reporting company Consumer Reports has released a new report, warning that many cheap electronics can cause health problems.
The report, called Cheap Electronics, details what’s available on the market today and what consumers should do to make sure they’re purchasing quality goods.
Here’s a look at what to look for.1.
Cheap electronics are more dangerous than ever Consumer Reports says the following items are the most common causes of health problems when they arrive on the American consumer market.
Cheap batteries: In 2015, batteries were the most prevalent cause of death among American consumers.
Nearly 50,000 Americans died from overheating and death related to batteries.
Cheap chargers: More than 2,200 people were killed in 2014 when chargers exploded or died.
Cheap computer components: Almost 10,000 died in 2014 due to computer components exploding or dying.
Cheap smartphones: More Americans died of accidental smartphone deaths last year than from car crashes.
Cheap solar panels: More people died from solar panel failures last year.
Cheap laptops: More computers were sold in 2014 than in 2015.
Cheap watches: More watchmakers died in 2015 than in any year in the last 30 years.
Cheap digital cameras: More digital cameras were sold last year compared to the same period in 2015, according to the report.
Cheap toys: More children were killed by fireworks in 2015 compared to 2015.
Consumer Reports said many cheap toys can cause serious injury.
Cheap mobile phones: More teens were killed when their mobile phones exploded or exploded in the wrong place.
Cheap televisions: More households had their televisions explode or exploded when the right spot was not plugged in, the report said.
Consumer groups said some of the products on the consumer market today are potentially dangerous.2.
Cheap products can be more dangerous in the US than in China Consumer Reports warns that consumers should be wary of all of the new products on their market.
It said that there’s a large amount of fake or fake-looking goods on the global market that consumers can’t identify as coming from China.
Consumers should be particularly wary of products that look too much like an imported product.3.
Cheap goods have a longer shelf life Consumer Reports is warning consumers to look out for products that have a long shelf life, like TVs that have been sitting unused for years.
It also recommends consumers avoid products with plastic parts or that have multiple color choices.
Consumers can tell if an item is a fake when the label on the packaging doesn’t say it is.4.
Cheap items are more common than ever, but consumers should stay safe Consumer Reports also said consumers should avoid using any cheap products with any sort of harmful chemical or toxic chemicals, such as pesticides, that can be found in the United States.5.
Cheap tech is more prevalent than ever on the US market Consumer Reports noted that the popularity of low-cost electronics and technology in the U.S. has been on the rise.
The group said the number of people using cheap phones and cheap gadgets has been growing at a faster pace than the population of the country, which has also seen an increase in the number and number of smartphones and other devices that are cheaper.6.
Cheap devices can cause life-threatening injuries Consumer Reports recommends that people use caution when shopping online, at online retailers, and when purchasing products from online retailers.
Consumers also should keep in mind that cheap electronics are no longer as easy to find in many of the U,S.
cities, and they should make sure that all of their information is up-to-date.
Consumers are urged to be aware of all the information available online and in the stores, so that they can be aware when products are on sale or available.7.
Consumer reports is not a consumer report and the information in this report is not intended to diagnose or treat a disease or health condition.
Consumers who have questions or concerns should contact their local health department.