Electrical heater – warm air blower

Recall published
2007-05-14
Brand
Product title
Electrical heater – warm air blower
Product description
Orange coloured electrical heater (blow-fire) in a shape of a pinecone, packed in sky blue coloured cardboard box, with the picture of the product. Technical characteristics: 220V, 50 Hz, 800W
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock and burns because it does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive on the following points: - the plug is not of the type F “Schuko”, which is being used in Greece, although it can be fixed in the corresponding sockets; - it does not bear any instructions of use in Greek; - the distance between the bars of the “pinecone” is too big and a user (especially a child) can access the heating element. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities and information to consumers
Barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0457/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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