Luxenia Mosquito Killer

Recall published
2007-07-23
Brand
  • Luxenia
Product title
Luxenia Mosquito Killer
Product description
The Mosquito Killer is rectangular in shape and has a body mostly made of silver coloured metal. A black grid on the front and another on the back side of the appliance are placed in front of the tubes and the electrified bars intended to kill the insects. Underneath the tubes there fits a removable tray used to hold dead insects. On the front of the appliance there is a label in the middle of which there is a drawing of a fly with a red arrow. To the left of the drawing the word “Kill” is printed while on the right the word “Pest” is used. A CE mark is also printed on the right hand side of this label. There is a switch adjacent to this label. On the top panel the manufacturer has attached a white label with warnings / instructions. Also on the top there are two hooks which are intended to hold the supplied chain so that the appliance may be suspended. Th insect killer is supplied with a two wire cord and a two pin plug which also has CE marking. The approximate size of the product is 275 mm x 105 mm x 260 mm.
Risk
This product poses a risk of electric shock because: - it is considered as an appliance of class I and it does not contain required earthing wire; - anchorage does not comply with the standard; - it is not labelled correctly; the following information is missing: the rated voltage or rated voltage range in volts, the frequency or nature of supply, the rated power input in watts or rated current in amperes, the symbol 5036 of IEC 60417-1 or the wording (or similar) “Danger: High Voltage”. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model No 743075
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0764/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Malta

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