Hand dryer "Universal Nozzle A48 Hand Dryer"

Recall published
2011-11-21
Brand
  • World Dryer
Product title
Hand dryer "Universal Nozzle A48 Hand Dryer"
Product description
Wall-mounted hand dryer fitted into washrooms of premises such as shops, restaurants, places of work.
Risk
The affected products have nozzles that are electrically isolated from the base of the dryer and therefore not connected to earth. If an electrical malfunction were to occur, causing an electrical component to come into contact with the nozzle, the user could experience an electric shock if he/she touched the nozzle. Two incidents reported of users receiving a non-fatal electric shock. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model Numbers: DA48, A48, A4855, DXA48, XA48, XA48SS, XM548, DXM548.
The affected dryers were manufactured between June 2005 and November 2006.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
1306/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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