Isabelle Szmigin appears on BBC News - Rise in powerful vacuum cleaner sales ahead of EU ban

From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.

In one recent study, five of the top seven cleaners had motors of more than 1600 watts.

Watch Professor Isabelle Szmigin appear in the BBC report