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

Alert number: A12/0361/17

Product: String lights

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: X000LFDNWT

Risk level: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model: EK-04

Risk type: Electric shock
The live parts of the travel adaptor can be easily touched by users as there are no safety gates preventing access. A person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive, the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 or BS 1363.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description: Warm white LED light string garland with UK travel adaptor. Packed in a blue box with snowy pine trees, with white stars and patterns around the edge; orange, yellow and white text written in Russian; image of Santa Claus with a circle of small yellow stars around.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom