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

Alert number: A12/0513/17

Product:  Carbon monoxide detector

Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Batch number / Barcode:  8717953003706; Produced in July 2011.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Construction products

Brand: Pentagon

Type / number of model:  EAP21H

Risk type: Asphyxiation
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime and does not have the warning to read the instructions carefully before operating or servicing. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

Description:  Carbon monoxide detector

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands