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

Alert number: A12/1756/16

Product:  Laser pointer


Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Laser pointers

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Item No 9623 and 9624

Risk type: Damage to sight
The product is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling and warnings.

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

Description:  Laser pointer with a pen, LED flashlight and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA". Collective packaging.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria