Lighting chain - 100 Luz de Navidad

Recall published
2007-10-01
Brand
Product title
Lighting chain - 100 Luz de Navidad.
Product description
Christmas lighting chain with 140 coloured bulbs. The packaging is a red cardboard box with Christmas decoration and the statements: "Low energy light. Indoors/Outdoors. Flashing or continuous. Spare light included".
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - the sample does not pass the electric strength test corresponding to Class II, - there is no reference indicating the kind of bulbs, - absence on the bulb holder, cable or a label attached to the cable of any origin mark, class II symbol, markings of the degree of protection against dust and damp or warning that the lights can be used indoors only, voltage and power of replacement bulbs and to use only replacement bulbs of the same time as those supplied with the light chain. - the terminals do not pass the test for the efficiency of permanent connections, - the cable incorporated in the chain has characteristics inferior to those of the standard cable specified in the standard and the nominal section of the conductors, at 0.07 mm², is less than the 0.50 mm² required by the standard, - the cable does not pass the tensile test, - the power plug does not comply with standard and the length of the cable between the plug and the first bulb, at 0.70 metres, is less than the 1.50 metres required by the standard, - it is not protected against the conditions of damp which may arise in normal use, - it does not pass the electrical rigidity test and the test for not exceeding the ball pressure. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref. 7990003.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1049/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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