Christmas lighting chain – 140 chasing lights

Recall published
2008-03-03
Brand
Product title
Christmas lighting chain – 140 chasing lights
Product description
Lighting chain comprised of 140 lamps. It is equipped with a regulator, packed in a cardboard box with a red and green top, a picture with text in English, the bottom of the box is white with user manual, warnings and other marking in two languages
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because: - the cross-section of the conductors is insufficient, the length of the cable between the plug and the first light-socket is not compliant, nor is the fork of the plug, - the product is not marked in accordance with the requirements of the standard, the consumer is not informed sufficiently about basic technical data and possible risks, - the cover of the regulator fails the test and the cable can be removed from the latter posing a risk of accessing to live parts, - the insulating material fails the ball pressure test by 125 C and the glow wire 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
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0311/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Slovakia

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