Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 3 ( Published on: 17/01/2020)
Notification A11/00001/20 of report 2020 - 3 has been updated with additional model numbers.,Notification A12/0709/19 has been withdrawn from report 2019-18 of 03-05-2019 at the request of the notifying authority as new evidence was submitted that shows the product is compliant.

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00036/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Steamer
 
Brand: Steam Magic
 
Name: Handy Steamer
 
Type / number of model:  BI-55
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
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