Lighting chains

Recall published
2016-11-28
Brand
Product title
Lighting chains
1.) 180L RICE LIGHTS; 2.) 240L RICE LIGHTS; 3.) 320L RICE LIGHTS
Product description
The lighting chains are supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The product is recommended also for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Barcode
Unknown
Model number
1. 180 L rizs fény
2. 240 L rizs fény
3. 320 L rizs fény
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1573/16
Category
Electrical Supplies
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Hungary

Source

European Commission's website for recalls.