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

Alert number: 1323/07

Product:  Decorative light - 120 L Sunflower Festival Decoration


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting equipment

Brand: Fairy lights

Type / number of model:  GS-TZC_120

Risk type: Electric shock

This product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the nominal cross-section of conductors is less than 0.5 mm²;

- the length of lead between plug and first lamp socket is only 0.85 m (minimum requirement: 1.5 m);

- there is no strain relief.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor.  (By: Other)

Description:  Fairy lights for indoor use; protection class II; 120 coloured lamps with receptacle; plastic star-shaped frame; cardboard backing; flashing unit; lead approximately 85 cm in length with moulded Europlug.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany