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

Alert number: A12/0889/12

Product:  Hair dryer "Haartrockner"

Name: 

Batch number / Barcode:  4305615100791

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Ideenwelt (Rossmann)

Type / number of model:  LD-035 and LD-035-B

Risk type: Fire
The product can overheat and catch fire, even when switched off, if it remains plugged in.
Eight incidents involving damage reported.
The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN60335.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Hair dryer with black nozzle, silver-coloured middle section and black grip. Silver switch. Packaging marked ‘Haartrockner 2000 Watt VDE GS ID 4002919’.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany