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

Alert number: A12/1707/16

Product:  Lighting chain

Name: 180 LED LIGHT

Batch number / Barcode:  9794102576037

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  180 LED

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Lighting chain with 180 lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary