Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 3 ( Published on: 18/01/2019)
Corrigendum: Notification A12/1579/18 from Report-2018-044 has been updated to indicate the models affected and correct the country of origin.

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0074/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Helmet for mountaineers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  STK0154016999
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The helmet is insufficiently resistant to penetration.
Impacting rocks may penetrate the helmet, possibly causing serious head injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and the relevant European Standard EN 12492.
 

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

 
Description:  Climbing helmet for mountaineers. The product was sold online (in particular on eBay).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 3