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

Alert number: A12/0372/19

Product:  Hairdryer

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  5908256833975

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Camry

Type / number of model:  CR2241

Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
The hairdryer does not have a thermal cut-out device and the plastic material of the casing is combustible.
As a consequence, the hairdryer could overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic could also cause burns and leave live parts accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched by users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Hairdryer packed in a white cardboard box. The product was also sold online.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Croatia

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, Slovenia