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

Alert number: 0722/08

Product:  Tea light holder with suction cup

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Decorative articles

Brand: Mei Yedersome Ltd

Type / number of model:  96639-1, 96639-2, 96639-3

Risk type: Burns, Fire
The product poses a risk of fire and burns because the suction cup is designed to stick to smooth, non-porous surfaces, such as tiles or glass. Heat from the candle can affect pressure in the suction cup so that suction adhesion is lost. If the suction cup gets old or is placed on a dirty or uneven surface, the suction adhesion is also lost.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

Description:  Tea light holder in metal with suction cup for mounting on tile walls, glass or mirror. Colours: White, gold, silver and black. The holder measures approx. 8 x 5 cm. The tea light holder is packed in a plastic bag with warnings in English, Italian, German, French and Spanish. “In order to avoid danger from suffocation keep these bags away from babies and children”.

Country of origin: Taiwan

Alert submitted by: Sweden