Do 240 volt fairy lights that feed from a 13amp socket in a single cable comply with IEE regulations?

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Products like fairly lights fall outside the scope of BS 7671 (IET Wiring Regulations), however, they are covered by the Electrical Equipment Safety Regulations

Answered by Sarah, Electrical Safety Expert

Products like fairly lights fall outside the scope of BS 7671 (IET Wiring Regulations), however, they are covered by the Electrical Equipment Safety Regulations.

Our advice is to buy from a reputable retailer you know and trust and ensure that they are suitable for outdoor use if you intend to use them outside.

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