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

Alert number: 1068/08

Product:  Three-wheeled scooter – "Rollerboard Scooter"

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Scooter

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because :

- the anti-slip surface area is insufficient,

- there are no protection sleeves on the handlebar,

- the handlebar column extends to such a height that the requirement for minimum depth for fixing the column is not respected.

The product does not comply with the European standard EN 14619.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

Description:  A three-wheeled scooter with a metal frame. The handlebar is made of thin wall pipe without protection sleeves. The footboard is marked "SCOOTER" and has an anti-slip surface on an area of 100 cm2.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Czech Republic