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

Alert number: A12/01168/20

Product:  Lighting chain

Name: MERRY CHRISTMAS

Barcode:  9 796104 579207
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: 

Type / number of model:  HL100, XM-LED1-100C

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / 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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable, purple LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. The product is recommended for outdoor use.

Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent plastic box with a red paper.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Hungary