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

Alert number: A12/1750/16

Product:  CO detector

Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector

Batch number / Barcode:  5412810236510

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Construction products

Brand: König

Type / number of model:  SAS-CA200

Risk type: Asphyxiation
In case of a defect in the sensor, or in case the sensor is short-circuited or disconnected, the CO detector does not produce a fault signal. Also, if the detector is exposed to high humidity it does not work correctly.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  White CO detector packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Croatia