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

Alert number: 1153/08

Product:  Lighting chain - 20L LED light

Name: 

Batch number / Barcode:  6924524300122

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Royal

Type / number of model:  Model no: 0620, 20L-43x32,5x5 cm,

Risk type: Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because :

- there is only basic insulation on the soldered connections of the light sources,

- the cross-section area of the core is too small,

- the cable inlet of the rectifying unit has sharp edges,

- the cord anchorage is missing in the rectifying unit.

The 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 product is a lighting chain including a frame in the form of a star with 20 connected non-replaceable LEDs, 20 resistors and a rectifying unit. Mains plug with inscription: "2.5 A 250 V~CE+VDE; rectifying unit with inscription: LX-01 24V-240V 50/60Hz 1.0A +CE; resistors of 620 ohm; LEDs without marking, mains cable without marking. Technical parameters: 230 V~, 50 Hz, 4,6 W; 3 V; 0,02A; 0,06W; Class II, IP20.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Hungary