Plasma welder/ cutter

Recall published
2019-05-27
Brand
  • Tosense
Product title
Plasma welder/ cutter
Unknown
Product description
Metal box containing circuitry, motors and transformer. Supplied with power lead and welding gun fitted to a lead. Packaged in a cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay and Amazon.
Risk
The welding gun is operated by an inadequate single action lever which might lead to accidental activation of the product. Accidental operation when not wearing protective equipment leads to exposure to UV and hot metal sparks that may cause eye injuries, burns and/or and present a cutting hazard. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery and the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standards EN ISO 12100 and EN 60974.
Measures taken
The power lead is inadequate and can easily become damaged through overheating or sparks, giving access to live parts. A user might suffer an electric shock.
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
CUT50 and ZXZ-200
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Damage to sight Electric shock Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0829/19
Category
Tools / Equipment
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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