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Watchdog warns of Christmas-light dangers

By Reuters in Shanghai | China Daily | Updated: 2014-12-25 07:37

Consumers advised to check products carefully

China's Christmas lights may bring more risk than festive cheer, the country's quality control watchdog said on Wednesday.

A test of 40 batches of Christmas lights found that more than 80 percent posed a shock hazard and more than one-third didn't comply with fire-safety rules, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement.

Watchdog warns of Christmas-light dangers

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