Christmas lighting chain

Recall published
2008-01-07
Brand
Product title
Christmas lighting chain with 150 lamps (Luces navidad malla 150 Bombillas)
Product description
Three-metre long lighting chain with 100 lamps that do not flash. The packaging is a red cardboard box with Christmas motifs and the statement 100% outdoor.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: the transformer is not compliant in respect of: - protection against adverse effects: the transformer did not pass the subsequent hygroscopic test, - it fails the test for electric strength between the active parts of the primary circuit and the active parts of the secondary circuit (double or reinforced insulation), - 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 primary and the secondary circuits are not electrically separated; and because the luminaire is not compliant in respect of: - it is rated as Class II according to the kind of protection against electric shock, but it is Class III in view of its SELV supply, - the terminals do not pass the test for the efficiency of permanent connections, - the wire does not pass the tensile test, - it does not pass the ball pressure test. 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. 0216868
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0031/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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