Portable lamp - Sunncamp Handy Light 230V 8W

Recall published
2007-04-09
Brand
Product title
Portable lamp - Sunncamp Handy Light 230V 8W
Product description
Risk
This product poses a risk of electric shock because of: - the absence of cord anchorage and a knot in the supply cord; - accessible live parts - the cover providing protection against electric shock is secured in place with a single snap in plastic pin, which is easily removed by a twisting action; - despite its splashproof/IP44 markings the luminary had a lack of any seals preventing harmful water ingress; - incorrect supply cord conductor cross sectional area marking - marked as 0.75 mm² whereas in fact it is 0.5 mm²; - incorrect supply cord specification - for IP44/spashproof applications should be 1 mm² whereas in fact it is 0.5 mm². This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model EL1006
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0340/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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