Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report
Report 22 ( Published on: 29/05/2020)
A12/00786/20; On the request of the notifying authority and based on the evidence provided by the company the product may be counterfeit
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Products with serious risks
Risk type: Injuries
The safety lock and latch of the product might fail, causing the carrying device to fall, leading to injuries.
There is no protection of the hoses and against hydraulic fluid spray. If the hydraulic fluid hose is damaged, the high pressure fluid may cause injuries to the operator.
The product's pressure gauge and the pressure relief valve did not properly work. This could lead to excessive pressure of the hydraulic system of the lift, causing hydraulic fluid to leak under high pressure, causing injuries to a person close the lift.
The carrying arms, carrying device and vehicle plate are not sufficiently locked. Consequently, they could inadvertently move, leading to injuries to persons close to the product.
Moreover, there is no limiting of the lowering speed, which could result in a fast descend of the lift, causing injuries to a person close to or underneath the lift. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Mobile blue vehicle hydraulic scissor lift for up to 2800 kg.
Packaging description: The product was also sold online.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week: 2020 - 22