Gas alarm – plug-in carbon monoxide alarm

Recall published
2007-06-11
Brand
  • Proteam
Product title
Gas alarm – plug-in carbon monoxide alarm
Product description
Alarm is sold singly (HO1227) or with an EU socket travel adaptor (HO1497). Clear plastic clam shell packaging. Product is approximately 115mm x 70mm x 30mm (excluding conductor pins) of white plastic with three small led marked ‘power’, ‘state’ and ‘alarm’. Batch marking is on the rear of the alarm and not visible through unopened packaging.
Risk
This product poses a risk of poisoning and explosion because of its inability to detect a positive level of carbon monoxide resulting in a risk of undetected excessive carbon monoxide level. In addition, the markings and the instructions provided do not contain required warnings and information, in particular relating to how the alarm operates, to the action to be taken in the event the alarm sounds, and to the effects of carbon monoxide on the human body. This product does not comply with the European standard EN 50291.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the manufacturer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Item number HO1497 (LX-GS) and HO1227 (LX-GS). Batch codes: PO6/001400 and PO6/001474.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Asphyxiation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0572/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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