The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0436/08

Product:  Vacuum cleaner


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment


Type / number of model:  Model MVC2000M, code 923709, barcode 5017416 211871

Risk type: Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the plastic covering of the mains supply cord (blue) does not comply with resistance requirements regarding flammability and fire spread in parts of non-metallic material.
The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Red-coloured, bag-less vacuum cleaner, sold in grey cardboard box displaying a picture of the cleaner. Technical characteristics: 230V, 50Hz, 2000W max.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Greece