Starting cables

Recall published
2007-09-10
Brand
Product title
Starting cables
Product description
Starting cable for connecting positive poles of accumulator has a black colour. Starting cable for connecting negative poles of accumulator has a red colour. On the product there is a mark of importers for more countries, distributor, origin, type, codes, name of product in seven languages.
Risk
This product poses a serious risk of fire because at simulation of thermal overload of cable, allowed temperature during the starting impulse is 135 ºC. When testing, during the one starting impulse (max. 150A, 15s) the temperature of conductor reached 314 ºC, during the second starting impulse (max. 150A, 30s) the temperature of conductor reached more than 400 ºC. After the tests were finished, the insulation got on fire and conductors burned down.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
150A, code: AL-AG0003, XX1238242, EAN code: 9004181009235
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0932/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Slovakia

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