Hair straightener

Recall published
2017-05-22
Brand
  • GEMEI
Product title
Hair straightener
Professional Hair Straightener
Product description
Hair straightener made of metal and plastic in a black cardboard box.
Risk
The conductors are not properly attached to the product: the supply cable may come out if pulled accidentally, leaving live parts accessible and posing a risk of electric shock. In addition, the conductors are too thin and could overheat. A user touching it may suffer burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Barcode
8685931103123
Model number
GM-1952
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0680/17
Category
Electrical Supplies
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.