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

Alert number: A12/1204/15

Product:  Off-board battery charger

Name: Off-Board Charger

Batch number / Barcode:  Specific products within the serial number range: 1244C0000002 - 14209C000312

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Segway

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock
An anodized finish could prevent the enclosure of the charger from being fully earthed. If a specific wire within the charger were to become detached and touch the inner sides allowing electrical conduction, the user could receive an electric shock if they touched the charger.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

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

Description:  Charger used to charge batteries that have been taken off a Segway PT vehicle.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia