Emergency position indicating radio beacon

Recall published
2014-07-14
Brand
  • GME
Product title
Emergency position indicating radio beacon
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
Product description
Emergency position indicating radio beacon for marine use used to alert the coastguard and rescue authorities in case of an emergency.
Risk
A fault in the microprocessor may effectively shut the beacon down. As a consequence the beacon may not work in an emergency situation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Barcode
Serial numbers 50101000 to 80250722. Units manufactured between January 2005 and February 2008.
Model number
MT400/401/403
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Other
Country of origin
Australia
RAPEX Reference
A12/1128/14
Category
Communications
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
France

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