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

Alert number: A12/0466/18

Product:  Candle

Name: MOOMIN-kalenterikynttilä

Batch number / Barcode:  6411630794209

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Decorative articles

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Fire
Due to its shape, the candle is not sufficiently stable and falls over too easily.
As a consequence, it could ignite flammable material and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 15493.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Calendar candle, sold individually.

Country of origin: Latvia

Alert submitted by: Finland