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Four electrical devices including LED lights and chargers recalled due to electric shock and fire hazards

FOUR electrical devices have been recalled from the Wish website due to the risk of electric shock and fire.

The Competition and Consumer Commission has identified a safety issue with a charging transformer available on the Wish platform.

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There is a defect in the insulation between the primary and secondary circuits and the presence of an unsuitable capacitor connecting the two circuits may result in electric shock.

There are about 22 affected products in the Republic of Ireland.

Another problem was found a pack of LEDs on the website.

No additional insulation in the power cable may result in electric shock. There are around 14 affected products in Ireland.

Similarly, a group of outdoor LED lights was found to have inadequately insulated external cabling and this could result in electric shock or fire.

There are about 11 of these in Ireland.

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The USB charger was recalled because it was designed in such a way that there was a risk of electric shock due to the measured creepage distance and clearance for the reinforced insulation.

There are about 19 affected products in Ireland.

This comes as products for children has been withdrawn from the Wish website due to choking hazards, strangulation hazards, and the presence of a hazardous chemical.

A safety issue has been identified by the Competition and Consumer Commission regarding children’s mermaid costumes already on the Wish platform.

There is a risk of strangulation due to the non-removable straps at the neck of the garment.

There are around 13 affected products in the Republic of Ireland.

Another Halloween costume featuring a pumpkin with an orange hat has been recalled.

There is a risk of choking as small children may swallow the plug.

https://www.thesun.ie/money/8101778/electric-devices-chargers-lights-led-recall-ccpc/ Four electrical devices including LED lights and chargers recalled due to electric shock and fire hazards

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