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

Alert number: A11/0077/18

Product:  Kerosene heater

Name: Petroolilämmitin 6.5 kW

Batch number / Barcode:  6438014129730

Type of alert: Other

Category: Other

Brand: Timco Tools

Type / number of model:  WKH-4400

Risk type: Fire
Fuel may leak from the product when it is tilted, which could flare up.
The user may also place the heater too close to combustibles (e.g. due to the lack of proper instructions), which could then ignite due to the high temperatures measured.
As a consequence the product could increase the risk of fire.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Kerosene heater 6,5 kW. Packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland