Lamps - Philips CLEO Compact 15W

Recall published
2007-05-07
Brand
Product title
Lamps - Philips CLEO Compact 15W
Product description
These lamps are used for tanning beds, facials, insect traps and reprographics. The batch produced on 8/9 September 2006, contains in total 12.532 lamps, of which maximum 3.000 are produced using the wrong glass.
Risk
This product poses a serious risk because of the application of wrong glass which can cause burning of the skin and temporary loss of eye-sight: - tanning facial => direct burning and temporary loss of eye-sight; -tanning bed with acrylic covers => acrylics gives temporary protection until it is cracked, then burning and temporary loss of eye-sight; - equipment in insect traps => burning of skin and temporary loss of eye-sight. Accidents have been reported: - in Poland: facial burning of one person; - in Sweden: cracked acrylic covers of tanning devices reported by an OEM customer of Philips (i.e. tanning device manufacturer). Furthermore in Sweden, notification of one person burnt. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Product code: 9280.012.00913. Production date: 8/9 September 2006. Prod Date code: 080906 and 090906
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Damage to sight Injuries
Country of origin
Poland
RAPEX Reference
0441/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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