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

Alert number: A12/00054/21

Product:  Electric straightening hair brush

Name: Massage Straight Hair Comb

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Langou

Type / number of model: 

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
The product featured poor quality soldering with multiple connections soldered directly to components with no stress relief. A user could consequently touch live parts, leading to an electric shock. In the case of an overload, the cable could overheat, causing burns and or leading to fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

Description:  Electric straightening hair brush in Black, red, pink and purple colours, with black electrical lead. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.

Packaging description:  Cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom