Lighting chain

Recall published
2007-01-08
Brand
Product title
Lighting chain, 40 bulbs
Product description
Risk
This product poses a risk of overheating due to the following non-compliances with the relevant European standard EN 60598: - the dimensions of the wire in the chain are less than what is specified in the standard; - the nominal cross-section area of the conductors is 0,18 mm², which is less than the required 0,50 mm²; - the chain is not market with the required warnings ("Do not remove or insert lamps while the lighting chain is connected to the supply."; "For series-connected lamps, replace failed lamps immediately by lamps of the same rated voltage and wattage to prevent overheating."; "Ensure all lamp-holders are fitted with a lamp."); - it is not indicated in the product that only replacement lamps of the same type as those supplied with this lighting chain must be used. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authority
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref: 0217141, bar code: 8432583171419
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0050/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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