Angle grinder

Recall published
2007-11-12
Brand
  • Dimension
Product title
Angle grinder
Product description
The housing of the angle grinder is made of plastic, one of the grips is fitted to the end of the housing, made of plastic and it is a separate part that can be rotated after releasing a lock, it also includes the mains switch, the appliance can only be switched on after pressing a locking mechanism. The second grip can be screwed into one of the holes on the side of the metal crank case. The guard is made of iron plate, the cleat welded to it can be fixed onto the crank case by fastening a screw. Main parts of the device: mains plug (16A/250V FY-007+mark of manufacturer+mark of VDE); mains cable (H05VV-F 2X1mm2 YONKANG ZHIYING CABLE AND WIRE FACTORY); double-circuit switch (FA4-10/2D 10(10)A 250V~5E4 MC JIAN DA ELECTRIC FACTORY). Alternative component: double-circuit switch (FA2-10/2B 20(20)A 110V~ 10(10)A 220V~"). Technical specification: 230V~50Hz; 2050 W; Class II; 6000 RPM; diameter of disc:230 mm.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - during the mechanical strength test the ventilation grids broke and the cover fell into two parts when applying the force specified by the standard, thus the live parts became accessible, - the design of mains cable is lighter than required by the standard, therefore it can more easily damage; and of injuries because: - the mechanical strength is not sufficient, - the instructions manual only partly includes the necessary safety rules and warnings. The product does not comply with Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50144.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
DM/AG230-160
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1205/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Hungary

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