Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report
Notifications A12/0244/16 and A12/0245/16 wre withdrawn and unpublihed from report 2016-08 of 26/02/2016 at the request of the notifying authority following to a judgement of the German court.
Notification A12/1451/19 was withdrawn and unpublished from report 2019-47 of 22/11/2019 at the request of the notifying authority following modification of the product that removed risk linked to the product.
Risk type: Electric shock
The live pins of the mains supply plug are too close to the outer edge. As the hairdryer does not have an earth wire, a consumer may receive an electric shock when (un)plugging the hair dryer. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Red hand held hairdryer.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week: 2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland