Fluorescent light

Recall published
2007-09-24
Brand
Product title
Fluorescent light
Product description
The product was sold in cardboard box on which there was: "fluorescent light LUCERNA TL 3020 18W, 230V/50 Hz, type of pentad G13 and CE mark". The product was labelled by typal label on which there was: "LUCERNA, model: TL 3020/18W, 230V/50 Hz, G13:IP20 and CE mark".
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of fire because: - deformation of die-casting occurred at temperature 125 ºC, - pellet impress diameter is 7,3 mm whereas the limit is 2 mm, - after testing with acicular flame, the material of product has ignited, - after testing with burning loop at temperature 850 ºC the material immediately set on fire without any chance of fire to get extinguished spontaneously. The material kept on burning after loop has been pushed aside. The material also failed after testing at temperature 750 ºC. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN-60598.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
TL 3020/18W
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0994/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Slovakia

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