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

Alert number: 0922/07

Product:  Lighting chain – 100 Musical lights


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting equipment

Brand: VALUE

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The product poses risk of electric shock and fire because:

- there is no cord anchorage protecting against pulling and twisting,

- the insulation applied between live and accessible parts is not sufficient,

- flashover occurred during the electric strength test.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities

Description:  The lighting chain contains 100 replaceable miniature incandescent lamps. The 2x50 series connected lamps are connected to the sound generating unit, where a volume control can be found. Main parts of the product: mains plug with inscription: 2,5A/250V CE B; electronics in the sound generating unit with inscription: Y213. Technical specification: 220-240V; Class II.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Hungary