Lighting chain

Recall published
2016-12-12
Brand
Product title
Lighting chain
180 RICE LIGHT
Product description
Lighting chain with 180 miniature lamps. Packaging: 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 insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate. The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Barcode
9 795104 579132
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1651/16
Category
Electrical Supplies
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Hungary

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.