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

Alert number: A12/0402/17

Product: Angle grinder

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between June 2016 and August 2016 (models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000) and from February 2016 to October 2016 (models GWS 24-230 JVX)

Risk level: Serious

Category: Machinery

Brand: BOSCH

Type / number of model: models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000 (without braking function) and GWS 24-230 JVX (with braking function)

Risk type: Injuries
The cutting or grinding wheel, together with the clamping device, could come loose when the angle grinder is in operation, leading to injury of the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

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

Description: Angle grinder.

Country of origin: Russian Federation

Alert submitted by: Spain

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands