Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 1 ( Published on: 04/01/2019)
At the request of the notifying national authority, notifications A12/1358/16, A12/1359/16, A12/1360/16, A12/1364/16, A12/1367/16, A12/1368/16, A12/1487/16, A12/1488/16, A12/1640/16, A12/1641/16 and A12/1642/16 have been removed from reports 2016-43 of 28/10/2016, 2016-46 of 18/11/2016 and 2016-49 of 09/12/2016, following improvement of the labelling of the products concerned.

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/2000/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
Product:  Adapter for angle grinder
Brand: Unknown
Name: Electric chain saw stand
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type:  Injuries
If the adapter is used on an angle grinder, the product becomes against its intended use a chainsaw without the appropriate safety features.
This could lead to risk of injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Adapter set to convert an angle grinder into an chainsaw (Angle grinder not included). All necessary parts are in a box (35 x 13 cm) and have to be assembled by the costumer. The product has been sold online (in particular Amazon, eBay, Aliexpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week:  2019 - 1