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

Alert number: A12/0376/19

Product:  Non-refillable refrigerant cylinder

Name: R-404a Refrigerant

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Pressure equipment/vessels

Brand: Artiko

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Environment
The cylinder and the valve are not designed to be refillable.
Once used and disposed of, remaining refrigerant in the cylinder is released into the environment at atmospheric pressure.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Non-refillable refrigerant cylinder

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Malta