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

Alert number: 0889/09

Product:  Gas lighter


Batch number / Barcode:  4044352055413 (on packaging)

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighters

Brand: StarLine

Type / number of model:  0105541CR-cartoon cat; 5-digit number 39018

Risk type: Burns, Fire
The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it fails to meet the necessary standards as regards volumetric requirement and resistance to elevated temperature.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN ISO 9994.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  The refillable, adjustable, electronic gas lighters are made of coloured plastic printed with cat images. On the lighters there is a logo with the brand name, the sticker with the safety information in Estonian and data about the distributor. The collective packaging bears a series of inscriptions.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Estonia