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

Alert number: A12/1573/18

Product:  Chain disc

Name: Kettensägeblatt

Batch number / Barcode:  8715156024559

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Stanford

Type / number of model:  Item N0. 16201

Risk type: Cuts
The chain disc may be mounted on an angle grinder and may therefore, against its intended use, be used as a hand-held circular saw. The disc takes too long to stop.
As a consequence, this could cause kickback, the user may lose control over the tool or get hurt while the disc stops.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

Description:  Chain disc with a diameter of 115 mm and a bore diameter of 22 mm, supplied in a plastic blister package. The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBay).

Country of origin: The Netherlands

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland