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

Alert number: 0493/09

Product:  Hair-styler/curler

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: VALERA

Type / number of model:  Model Slim Style, item no. 614.01, code no. 56140102

Risk type: Electric shock
The product poses a risk of electric shock because, with time, the plastic on the screw domes deteriorate and become fragile. Therefore, if a certain pressure is applied, the handle of the appliance may open and when the plug of the cord is inserted in the mains supply, live parts may be accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer (By: Other)

Description:  Valera Slim Style silver and black hair-curler set and brush, production codes 0801, 0802 and 0816.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Greece