Novelty

Recall published
2008-04-14
Brand
  • PISTOL LIGHTER
Product title
Novelty, shocking lighter
Product description
Lighter in the shape of a pistol, causing electric discharge when the trigger is pulled. Approx. dimensions: 10x7.5x2.5 cm. The lighter is black, with a silver-coloured handle, trigger and cocking lever. The flame is produced by pressing the cocking lever of the pistol. The lighters are packed in a "cartoon" type box (12 items), bearing the indications: “WARNING: Emits electrical shock, may interfere with electrical device, such as pacemakers, keep out of reach of children and patient, MADE IN CHINA”. Each lighter is packed in a blister and can be sold separately.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it has an electric circuit powered by a battery, which causes an electric shock when the trigger is pulled. The lighter is also attractive for small children, since it looks like a toy.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model: Withele Tricity.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0466/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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