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

Alert number: A12/1474/15

Product:  Novelty lighter

Name: LIGHTER

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighters

Brand: Deltasun

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Fire
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

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

Description:  Novelty lighter imitating a soft drink bottle.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Malta