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

Alert number: 0758/09

Product:  Coffee maker - Ital. Espressokocher


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Brand: Kitchenware

Type / number of model:  EAN 24599627

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety valve does not meet safety requirements. The opening pressure is approximately 10% higher than the level required by the European standard, which may lead to explosion of the container due to excessive pressure.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13248.

One incident reported.

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

Description:  A stovetop Espresso coffee machine comprised of three parts: a base containing the water, a middle part to hold the ground coffee and an upper stove which collects the prepared espresso through a tube.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Austria

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia