Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report
Risk type: Electric shock
The supply cord is not protected against excessive flexing and can consequently split, exposing live parts. A user could consequently receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-2-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Domestic steam iron fitted with a C18 appliance inlet. The item was supplied with a separate mains to C13 supply cord.
Packaging description: Supplied in a red 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: 2020 - 3