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

Alert number: A12/1284/18

Product:  Chain saw blade

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  5902062611970

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: VERTO

Type / number of model:  61H197

Risk type: Injuries
The chain saw blade may be mounted on an angle grinder and may therefore, against its intended use, be used as a hand-held circular saw.
As a consequence, this could cause kickback or loss of control over the tool.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 62841 and EN 60745.

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the Amazon website (By: Distributor)

Description:  Chain saw blade with a diameter 125 mm and a bore diameter of 22 mm, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back. The packaging bears an image of an angle grinder. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).

Country of origin: Poland

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Hungary, Poland