Christmas lighting chain

Recall published
2008-01-07
Brand
Product title
Christmas lighting chain with 150 lamps (Luces navidad malla 150 Bombillas)
Product description
Christmas lights in the form of a net measuring 1.5 x 2 m, multi-function. The packaging is a blue cardboard box with Christmas decorations.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: the transformer is not compliant in respect of: - the transformer is classed according to the degree of protection against dust and moisture ingress as IP 20, whereas it should be IP 24 or higher, - the transformer is equipped with condensers that create an electrical connection between the primary and secondary circuits, - the transformer did not pass the subsequent hygroscopic test, - it did not pass the test of electrical rigidity between the live parts of the primary circuit and the live parts of the secondary circuit (double or reinforced insulation), - the primary and secondary circuits are not electrically separated from each other; and becasue the luminaire is not compliant in respect of: - the cable did not pass the tensile test, - the type of protection against electric shock this appears to be a Class II lighting chain, but on the electronic control equipment it is shown as being Class III. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref: 0216867
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0029/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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