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

Alert number: A12/0849/19

Product:  Battery charger

Name: 7.2v Micro 500 Battery Charger

Batch number / Barcode:  4952839175786

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Marui

Type / number of model:  1811B1

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The electrical insulation of the changer is not sufficient, thus accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.
Only one bridging capacitor was fitted across the isolation barrier.

As a consequence, the charger may be unable to manage input current, the battery may be overcharged and causes fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

Description:  Black 2 pin charger in plastic blister pack.

Country of origin: Japan

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom