Unsafe Christmas tree lights are being sold online

Fire-risk Christmas tree lights are being sold by third-party sellers through AliExpress, eBay and Wish, our testing has revealed. Don’t buy these lights, or take them down if you already have.

Nearly half of the Christmas tree lights that we bought from AliExpress, eBay and Wish were electrically unsafe and dangerous to use. While more than 90% of those we checked – including four models from Amazon Marketplace – failed to meet the standard allowing them to be lawfully sold in the UK.

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