Radio-controlled toy car

Recall published
2007-10-01
Brand
  • BEI TIAN.
Product title
Radio-controlled toy car with remote control.
Product description
The package of the product contains a plastic toy car with a control frequency of 27 MHz, (labelling on the product “HUMP KILLER UNSF-528”, number plate: BT-22528-3 or “TRAMP OVER HILL AND DALE JUPER BT-528, number plate: BT-22528-4), operated by batteries, a battery charger (model No.: KW3307 AC 220-240V; 7,5V; 250 mA Class II), a remote control (“RADIO CONTROL BT RADIO CONTROL SYSTEM”), 4 batteries ( “Ni-Cd JN 1,2V AA500mAh” or Ni-Cd 1,2V AA700mAh”), and a dry battery of 9V 6LR61. Size: L: 21 cm x W: 15 cm x H: 12 cm.
Risk
The product poses a risk of : (i) electric shock because: - the plug of the battery charger is non-standardized, therefore the live pins are accessible when connecting to the power supply, - the cover of the battery charger can be removed without using a tool which may entail the accessibility of live parts, - the age symbol (8 years), certain safety instructions of the battery charger and warnings are missing. (ii) burns and fire since the batteries can be charged in the toy car, they are removable without using a tool and interchangeable with the dry battery. The contacts of the battery holder of the remote control can be short-circuited, the insulation of the wires in the toy car can get damaged. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and relevant European standards EN-60335 and EN-50088.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
BT-22528-3, BT-22528-4
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Electric shock Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1034/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Hungary

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