Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report
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)
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