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

Alert number: 0917/07

Product:  Timer – spare parts for household (electrical) appliances

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Elbi

Type / number of model:  52X2849 (Brandt Customer Services order reference) or 350 200 30 (Elbi reference)

Risk type: Fire

The product poses a risk of fire due to the degradation of the electrical contacts of the timer. When the washing machine is in the spin drying cycle, the timer may overheat and subsequently cause fire to the washing machine.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions taken by the manufacturer. Press release has been issued.  (By: Other)

Description:  Unknown

Country of origin: Italy

Alert submitted by: Greece