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

Alert number: A12/1127/16

Product:  Lighter

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 4022364492815

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighters

Brand: Unilite

Type / number of model:  11278-01; U-30 TC-5; A16 TC-5 Chrome

Risk type: Burns
Flame extinction time is too long. A user may put the lighter when the flame is not fully extinguished in a pocket setting fire to clothes. In addition, the flame height is too high and may cause burns in the face of the user when the user is using the lighter to ignite a cigarette.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9994.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Lighter in collective packaging.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands