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

Alert number: A12/1171/18

Product:  Transportable gas cylinders for fire suppression

Name: Inergen

Batch number / Barcode:  Year of manufacture: 2001

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Gas appliances and components

Brand: TYCO

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Injuries
Fissures and corrosion inside the cylinders have weakened the steel material.
Several years after the manufacture, they can explode spontaneously when in use or in storage.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on transportable pressure equipment.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  High-pressure steel cylinders filled with gas

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Spain