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

Alert number: 0486/09

Product:  Set of axes


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hand tools

Brand: O.K.

Type / number of model:  BMX #10023815, EAN code: 9004181133381

Risk type: Injuries
The product poses a risk of injuries because the metallic parts can become detached from the axe handles.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

Description:  Set of 1 axe and 2 hatchets of 1250g, 600g and 1000g, metallic edges, wooden handles are embedded into the axe heads up to 75-90%, secured by wooden fitting wedges of red colour coated in adhesive material.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Slovakia

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, Austria