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

Alert number: 0534/12

Product:  Tractor lawn-mower - Al-Ko, Hayter


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Machinery

Brand: Al-Ko

Type / number of model:  Concord II Powerline, Comfort (Al-Ko), Heritage (Hayter)

Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
The drive gear of the Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle may fail causing the drive system to lose the ability to brake effectively.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action (By: Other)

Description:  Tractor lawn-mower with Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle (serial numbers 0510 and 0610, batch no. 52875).

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Belgium

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Sweden