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

Alert number: A12/1868/17

Product:  Elastic luggage straps

Name: PULPO 2 CIERRES

Batch number / Barcode:  8430540539647

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: GERIMPORT

Type / number of model:  120 CM

Risk type: Injuries
The straps easily detach from the carabiner when under tension.
This causes the elasticated straps to recoil and hit the user or a fixed load to fall, leading to injuries and accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.

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

Description:  Elastic straps in two colours with two fastenings and a carabiner at each end. They are packaged in a transparent plastic bag closed by a cardboard tag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain