The Vitreous Enamel Association (VEA) urges shoppers to check its list of tested cleaning products at www.vea.org.uk because potential trouble lies in store for users of some cleaning products on enamel.
On a mystery shopping exercise the VEA purchased twenty cleaning products which had not been submitted to the VEA for testing. (See: 'Independent Testing' below)
In the VEA cleaning tests on kitchen and bathroom enamel with these twenty products previously not listed, none reached the VEA top 'AA' standard. On ovens only six reached an 'A', four a 'B' and four a 'C'.
On hobs there were ten at 'A', and three on...