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

Alert number: A12/1576/18

Product:  Chain disc

Name: Chain disc for angle grinders

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Vorel

Type / number of model:  08773

Risk type: Injuries
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.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Chain disc with a diameter of 230 mm. The packaging suggest a use on angle grinders. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany