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

Alert number: A12/00036/20

Product:  Steamer

Name: Handy Steamer

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Steam Magic

Type / number of model:  BI-55

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Electric shock
The supply cord is not protected against excessive flexing and can consequently split, exposing live parts. A user could consequently receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-2-3.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Domestic steam iron fitted with a C18 appliance inlet. The item was supplied with a separate mains to C13 supply cord.

Packaging description:  Supplied in a red cardboard box.The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom