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

Alert number: A12/01130/20

Product:  Lighting chain


Barcode:  7521890276403
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains


Type / number of model:  27640, ZSD00

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Electric shock
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient, the conductors in the wires are too thin, the distance between the plug and the first lamp or lampholder is too short and the protection against water is not sufficient. This can lead to increased risk of electric shock or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Lighting chain with 100 LEDs.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a brightly coloured (red-to yellow, with Christmas images) cardboard box.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Slovakia