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

Alert number: A12/0778/17

Product:  Lawnmower

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Machinery

Brand: Florabest

Type / number of model:  Battery: FAP 36 A1 , Lawnmower: FRMA 36/1 B1 (285014) / FRMA 36/2

Risk type: Fire
Owing to a manufacturing defect in the battery, the lawnmower could catch fire during operation.

The lawnmower does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.

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

Description:  Cordless lawnmower with rechargeable battery. The rechargeable battery is also sold separately.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Slovakia