EU issues 55 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 32-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 55 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/H3zM30lnmNa

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=3012&Year=2018

Additional information:

Among the 55 recalls the European Union has announced in its second report of August 2018, the following recall notification was made:

Polti branded Vaporella Forever 615 Pro Electric Steam IronsPolti branded Vaporella Forever 615 Pro Electric Steam Irons, sold with a PLU of EU0179189053AR48 and a barcode/EAN of 8007411009037.

The type of hazards presented in these recalled Electric Steam Irons include suspected component detachment and overheating with consequential risk of burns and electric shock.

Specifically, a plastic part of the recalled Steam Irons can overheat and the power cable can detach from its anchoring system, leaving live parts accessible. If this defect occurs, an operator could touch the plastic part or live parts and receive burns and/or an electric shock.

The recalled Polti branded Vaporella Electric Steam Irons, therefore, do not comply with the requirements of Europe’s Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335 in that they pose a serious health and/or safety hazard to those who use them.

==> Please do not use any of these recalled Polti branded Vaporella Forever 615 Pro Electric Steam Iron products. Instead, please return your Steam Iron to the store or online outlet from which you purchased them for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by faulty and/or dangerous Steam Iron products, please search for “iron”, or more generically, “appliance” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Polti brand, please search for “Polti” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Fire hazard, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Burn or Scald hazard, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 32-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10508-2018
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General information:
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Legal notification:
The link to the above Web site is provided for informational use only. This recall notification should not be construed that the relevant EU institution endorses or supports the objectives or contents of this Web site or the organization managing it.

Additional terms and conditions concerning the use of this information can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/docs/notice_en.pdf

E. & O. E.

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