EU RAPEX Issues Warning for Chinese LED Power Supply and Other Products

At the end of August 2014  the EU’s the Rapid Alert System for Non-food Dangerous Products (RAPEX) issued warnings for fourLED products from China including an LED power supply.

The products in question as following:

No.
Ref.

Notifying country

Product

Risk

Measures adopted by 
notifying country

A12/1319/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Flexible LED strip light

Brand: Lucide

Name: RGB SMD Strip Light

Type/number of model: 14251/03/99,
Power supply:YHY-1203000

Batch number/Barcode: 5 411212 143259

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED strip supplied with a power supply. Sold in a white transparent cardboard package.

Electrical specificatons: DS-22.5W, 100-240V/12V, class II/III, IP20/IP68

Country of origin: China

 

Electric shock

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-1.

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.

Recall of the product from end users  

A12/1320/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Ceiling light

Brand: Electrogear/Harju

Name: Transdisc LED SMD3014 Tnnistimella

Type/number of model: 40541/TDL13S

Batch number/Barcode: 6 438140 405418

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED ceiling light with a motion sensor. Sold in a white-blue cardboard box.

Electrical specifications: DS - 15W, 220-240V, 50Hz, class II, IP65

Country of origin: China

 

Electric shock

The soldering pads of the LEDs are accessible and insufficiently insulated and can become live, producing an electric shock when touched.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-1.

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.


Recall of the product from end users  

A12/1321/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED power supply

Brand: Unknown

Name: Waterproof LED Power Supply

Type/number of model: 12V 45W IP67 / LNM-45

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED power supply. Sold in a white cardboard box

Electrical spcification: Input: 110-260V, 50/60 Hz, 0,37-0,26A. Output: 12V, 3,7A, 45W, lk I, IP67

Country of origin: China

  

Electric shock

The insulation of the power supply unit is not sufficient and the creepage distance between primary and secondary windings are not sufficient either. As a result, the user could receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.

Compulsory measures:Withdrawal of the product from the market.


Recall of the product from end users  

A12/1325/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED tube

Brand: Electrogear

Name: LED Valoputki

Type/number of model: 47477

Batch number/Barcode: 6 438140 474773

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED tube. Sold in a blue cardboard package.

Electrical specifications: DS-18W-G13, 220-240V, 50Hz

Country of origin: China

  

Electric shock

The electrical insulation of the product is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560

Compulsory measures:Withdrawal of the product from the market.


Recall of the product from end users  

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