The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0021/07

Product:  Lighting chain


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Rose 35 NF-S

Risk type: Electric shock
This product poses a serious risk of electric shock due to the following non-compliances with the relevant European standard EN 60598:

- the length of the wire between the plug and the first bulb holder is 1 m, which is less than the required 1,5 m;

- the wire in the chain has inferior characteristics to those specified in the standard;

- the nominal cross-section of the conductors is 0,36 mm², which is less than the required 50 mm²;

- the required safety markings and instructions are missing.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import of the product has been rejected by the customs authorities


Country of origin: Thailand

Alert submitted by: Spain