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66% of products tested from online marketplaces AliExpress, Amazon Marketplace, eBay and Wish failed safety tests

New research has revealed that a staggering 66% of the 250 products bought from online marketplaces have failed safety tests. We’ve spent the past year working in collaboration with five...

Facebook and eBay pledge to combat fake reviews

Following 'troubling evidence' of a thriving marketplace for fake reviews revealed by the CMA in 2019, Facebook and eBay have signed up to agreements to tackle the issue. What action has been taken?

Dangerous toys and killer car seats listed for sale at online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay

Online marketplaces are risking your family's safety. We reveal how Amazon and Ebay are failing to protect their customers from unsafe and killer toys and car seats.

Facebook still flooded with fake review groups, warns Which?

Our latest fake reviews investigations reveals the shocking scale of the issue, including the Facebook groups generating thousands of posts in just one month.

Exposed: the tricks sellers use to post fake reviews on Amazon

After analysing thousands of reviews across hundreds of products, evidence emerged of exactly how Amazon sellers have found intricate ways to ‘game’ the system.

Facebook and eBay urged to act on fake reviews

'Troubling evidence' of a thriving marketplace for fake online reviews was found between between November 2018 and June 2019, including a number of Facebook groups where people offered to write fake reviews, and eBay listings offering fake reviews for sale.

Does your child own this flammable Star Wars outfit?

If your child has gone to school in this Star Wars Executioner Stormtrooper Outfit for World Book Day, beware. The Star Wars outfit has been recalled because it doesn’t comply...

Why are eBay and Amazon still selling these ‘killer car seats’?

Fabric child car seats are being stocked on online marketplaces such as Ebay, Amazon and Aliexpress which are illegal to use in the UK. The seats could be potentially unsafe if involved in a car crash and are selling for as little as £8.19.

Hamley’s, Smyths and Argos sell slimes containing chemicals up to four times higher than EU safety limit

We tested 13 slimes and putties from a range of high street and online retailers including Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Argos and Hamleys to see whether those slimes on sale for Christmas passed EU safety standards. More than forty per cent of the slimes and putties we tested failed the EU safety standard for toys (EN 71-3).

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

We tested 20 kids’ fancy dress outfits, many of which are being stocked by online and high street shops and supermarkets, in time for Halloween. Halloween kids costumes from B&M and Ebay failed flammability testing.

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