Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 51 ( Published on: 20/12/2019)
At the request of the notifying country, the country of origin in notification A12/00010/19 has been changed from Japan to France.,Notification A12/1451/19 has been republished on report 2019-40 of 04/10/2019. The decision was taken based on findings from new documentation submitted to the authority
Notifications A12/0244/16 and A12/0245/16 wre withdrawn and unpublihed from report 2016-08 of 26/02/2016 at the request of the notifying authority following to a judgement of the German court.
Notification A12/1451/19 was withdrawn and unpublished from report 2019-47 of 22/11/2019 at the request of the notifying authority following modification of the product that removed risk linked to the product.

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Alert number: A12/00006/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric shaver
 
Brand: Kemei
 
Name: Rechargeable Shaver
 
Type / number of model:  KM-2801
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains plug does not properly fit in the socket and its casing can be easily detached.

While plugging or unplugging the charger, the casing might open, leaving live parts accessible and increasing the risk of the user receiving an electric shock.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Rechargeable battery powered hand-held shaver fitted with a C2 appliance inlet and supplied with a separate mains to C1 charging cable. The product is packed in a black cardboard box and was also sold online (in particular via eBAY).
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany