Faulty Product Recall: 16th March 2017
Are you looking to stay ahead of the curb, and be notified of products/items which have been blacklisted as faulty? You’re in luck, every week we writing a blog post pinpointing all the faulty goods which have come to our attention; you’ll never be left in the dark again.
Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
Product: CO detector
Category: Construction products
Type / number of model: RM335; lot number: 04N14
Batch number / Barcode: 8711658266381
Risk type: Asphyxiation
The detector is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Brand: Rosenstein & Söhne
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Type / number of model: NC-3336-675
Batch number / Barcode: Consignment No: 134733/134912-PEARL; EAN 4022107137492.
Risk type: Fire
Various technical shortcomings related to the electronic components may lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Name: Stair Gate Metal
Product: Safety gate for children
Category: Childcare articles and children’s equipment
Type / number of model: Varofix White
Batch number / Barcode: 5420007139315
Risk type: Strangulation
The gap between the slats of the child safety barrier are such that small children may go through the opening and may get stuck at the level of the head, which could cause strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Brand: Ann Summers
Name: Black Power Band
Category: Health & Beauty
Type/ number of model: 74701
Risk type: Electric shock
Prolonged use may result in the wires in the cord at the base of the product becoming exposed.
Brand: Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline Tumble Dryers
Product: Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline Tumble Dryers
Category: Domestic appliances, General household
Type/ number of model: Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brand condensor and vented Tumble Dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015
Risk type: Risk of fire
Caused by fluff coming into contact with heating elements.