Fuel level sensor in a fixed fuel tank for recreational

Recall published
2007-07-02
Brand
  • Nuova Rade
  • San Giorgio S.E.I.N.
Product title
Fuel level sensor in a fixed fuel tank for recreational crafts
Product description
Plastic fuel tank for recreational craft with a sensor for fuel level. A fault has been detected in Buster X craft.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of explosion, fire and skin irritation because the fuel level sensor’s gasket loses its properties and becomes fragile when in prolonged contact with petrol. This may lead to leakage of fuel from the tank with consequent leakage of petrol into the boat. The product does not comply with the Recreational Craft Directive.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.Press release has been issued.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
"Sogliola" nr. 50218 (in 2006 catalogue) Volume 80 litres, net volume 72 litres fitted with a fuel level sensor and gasket provided by the manufacturer San Giorgio S.E.I.N. Fuel tanks in Buster X craft manufactured between November 2006 and June 2007. Possibly other craft using the same fuel tank and/or fuel level sensor and gasket.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire Injuries
Country of origin
Italy
RAPEX Reference
0674/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Finland

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