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

Alert number: A12/0351/18

Product:  Ball coupling

Name: Screw Coupling K50

Batch number / Barcode:  All ball couplings on the market are affected.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: AL-KO

Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E1 SSR-011763 Type: K50 Ø50

Risk type: Injuries
The ball coupling could break in some permissible trailer combinations.
If the ball coupling were to break, this could lead to the trailer becoming detached during travel. This could lead to an accident.

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

Description:  Ball coupling for towing

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands