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

Alert number: A12/1386/14

Product:  Rechargeable head torch

Name: Chang Headlight

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting equipment


Type / number of model:  JY-501 - Model 501 LED

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Live parts of the LED panel and the device connector terminal sockets are easily accessible. The cross-sectional area of the cores of the internal wires is too small and in case of a short-circuit the internal wires may overheat. The plastic part near the pins is not sufficiently resistant to heat and fire and may therefore catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Rechargeable head torch. The product housing is made of black and yellow plastic and has 7 LEDs. A battery charger and an elastic head strap are attached to the product. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary