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

Alert number: A12/0931/19

Product:  LED lighting chain/ string

Name: LED Light strip

Batch number / Barcode:  M010000000001278230

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Catch Way

Type / number of model:  R33030

Risk type: Electric shock
The product has inadequate clearance distances, which could lead to the lighting chain becoming live at 240V. A person can touch the chain and receive an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60598, EN 62368-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  12V light strip with colour controller and a black 3 pin UK plug. The outer packaging is a yellow paper jiffy bag with a white barcode label on. The light strip is then packaged in a silver bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom