Hair straightener

Recall published
2007-06-18
Brand
  • HUMAN
Product title
Hair straightener
Product description
White straightening iron with pink edges intended for hair treatment. The product is packed in red-white cardboard box, with the picture of product and the indication “Professional Hair Straightener” on it. Technical characteristics: 220-230V AC, 35W.
Risk
This product poses a serious risk of burns and fire because deviations from the applicable standard can cause overheating of: - the plastic area above the heating elements that can be easily touched by the user (91,6 °C while limit is 81,4 °C); - the buttons for the change of the elements (105,9 °C measured while limit is 81,6 °C). One incident has been reported. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer. Press release has been issued.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model HC-22
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0618/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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