Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 39 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01 Czech Republic

Portable electrical lighting "Rechargeable Flashlight";
Ref. GF-6438.
The lighting has three bulbs (front, upper and rear) and incorporates a battery that can be charged directly from supply.
Origin: Unknown.


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Risk of electric shock; Accessible live parts during the charging; Inadequate supply cord, wires, plug and insulation. The lighting does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities; Withdrawal ordered.
02 Czech Republic

Portable electrical lighting "Electric lamp";
Ref. NTD 98210.
The lighting incorporates a rechargeable battery and two retractable contact pins.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Accessible live parts during the charging; Inadequate pin plug and insulation. The lighting does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities; Withdrawal ordered.
03 Czech Republic

Portable electrical lighting "US ARMY electriclamp";
Ref. EM-158.
The lighting incorporates a spotlight and a retractable lamp and a battery that can be charged directly from supply.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Accessible live parts during the charging; Inadequate pin plug, section of wires and insulation. The lighting does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

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