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

Alert number: A12/0214/19

Product:  Pressure cooker

Name: Stainless Steel One-Touch Pressure Cooker

Batch number / Barcode:  5055195872791

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Brand: TOWER

Type / number of model:  T90103; Type DSS 22-6

Risk type: Burns, Injuries
The working pressure of the safety device and the mechanical resistance of the opening systems are inadequate.
If the lid is opened abruptly, the lid’s gasket may be ejected from the lid causing hot liquid to shoot out of the pressure cooker. It is also possible that the upper part of the manometric rod may become partially detached and therefore the safe opening system no longer works properly.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  6-litre pressure cooker with a clamp-type closure mechanism. The product was sold online.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: France