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

Alert number: A12/1908/12

Product: Tumble dryer

Name: Condenser Tumble Dryer

Batch number / Barcode: 12-xxxxxx-05. 12-xxxxxx-06. 12-xxxxxx-07. 12-xxxxxx-08. 12-xxxxxx-09. 12-xxxxxx-10

Risk level: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Beko

Type / number of model:  Recall affects 6 & 7kg models manufactured between May 2012 and October 2012. Model Numbers:- DCU7230W, DSC64W, DSC64S, DC7110W, DC7041W, DCU6130W, DCU7230S, DCU7230B, DCU6130B, DCU6130S.

Risk type: Fire
A capacitor may overheat which could ultimately cause a fire.
A number of incidents of the product catching fire have been reported.
The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users.

Description: Condenser tumble dryer

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland