Four novelty lighters (brand unknown) in the form of a

Recall published
2006-10-30
Brand
Product title
Product description
Four novelty lighters (brand unknown) in the form of a 1. pistol 2. sailing boat 3. mobile phone (three types) 4. carbine-swivel
Risk
By the appearance of the products their intended use (as a lighter) is not obvious and they can be considered as novelty lighters. According to the European Standard a lighter shall not be novelty-like, because the inherent risk is significantly higher. The novelty lighters are attractive for children and taking into account children’s normal behaviour risk of burning injury is present during their use. There were no instructions for the safe use attached to the products in Hungarian.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Sales ban and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0723/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Hungary

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