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

Alert number: A12/0767/19

Product:  Lighting chain

Name: 180 LED Decorative Lights

Batch number / Barcode:  1 811081 499001

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  LD-180 (on a label of the packaging)

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Lighting chain with 180 non-replaceable colourful LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary