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

Alert number: A12/1393/14

Product:  Remote control handset

Name: 7C 2.4GHz Programming for Airplane and Helicopter Models

Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code R/C handset:4 513886 015724. Bar code charger: 5028967317721

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Futaba

Type / number of model:  Model: 7C-2.4GHz FF7. Charger part no: P-FBC30D/4

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The pins of the charger are too thick. As a result, excessive force is required to insert and removed the adaptor from the mains socket. This could cause damage to the socket or the charger and expose live parts resulting in electric shock and/or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and the relevant national standard BS 1363.

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

Description:  Remote control handset for airplane and helicopter models supplied with mains charger for handset.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom