Rechargeable torch

Recall published
2011-12-12
Brand
Product title
Rechargeable torch
Product description
Rechargeable torch with 15 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic, with a black operating button and a green charge indicator LED. The battery can be charged by means of the telescopic pins of the built-in plug.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of electric shock and fire because: ·         the dimensions of the plug are not correct; ·         when connecting the plug the user may touch the pin of the plug; ·         the cross-section area of the twisted copper core in the mains supply cord is not sufficient. In case of short circuit the wires may overheat; ·         the protective bulb housing can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
GD-612LX
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1421/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Hungary

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