Child-appealing lighters

Recall published
2007-07-09
Brand
  • DAVID ROSS.
Product title
Child-appealing lighters.
Child-appealing lighters.
Product description
The lighter has the appearance of a pink octopus (approx. length 7cm), with small legs and long head, with two eyes and a nose where the flame comes out. This lighter uses gas to produce the flame and do not carry any indication or instructions for use (the flame is being produced by pushing down the upper side of the head).
Risk
This lighter poses a risk of burns because it is attractive to children who may confuse it with a toy. There is no clear indication where the flame comes out.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
DR Octopus Lighter – Blue Flame, Cod. FL02.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0690/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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