EU issues 59 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 21/2021 of its Rapid Alert System containing fifty-nine (59) consumer, automotive, commercial and industrial-based product recalls, a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, healthcare workers and others: http://ht.ly/gQ2M30rJmUu

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/detail/10000048

Additional information:

Among the fifty-nine (59) recalls the European Union announced in its fourth (and final) report of May 2021, the following recall notification was made:

Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers

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Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers sold with a model number of 3365 (as listed on the product), KM-3365 (as listed on the exterior packaging), three (3) temperature settings, two (2) speed settings and an EAN/barcode of 6 955549 333659. This recall alert was submitted by Hungary to the EU Safety Gateway.

These Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers are marketed, sold and delivered as consumer grade, portable, foldable, hand-held electric-powered hair dryers comprised of high impact white and cyclamen (a light pink/purple colour) plastic with a rated power of 1800 Watts transferred through a standard EU flat plug.

No item numbers, best-before date codes, model numbers, manufacturing date codes, batch/lot designations, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

The type of hazards presented in these recalled Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers include the reported finding that the recalled Hair Dryers do not have a thermal cut-out device. Because the plastic material of the Dryer’s casing is combustible, the appliance can overheat and catch fire during use.

Further, the heating wire of the recalled Hair Dryers can accidentally be touched through the safety grille because the safety distance is less than required. As a result of this defect, an operator may touch the live parts and receive an electric shock and/or burns.

As a result of these reported defects, the device could overheat and catch fire during normal usage. In addition, an operator of the device may touch the live parts and receive an electric shock and/or burns when utilizing the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

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United Nations | World Health Organization___________________________________________________________

These Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers, therefore, do not comply with the Europe’s Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335-1 and EN 60335-2-23.

As a result of these reported defects, a recall of these Kemei branded Foldable Hair Dryers and a withdrawal of the products from the European marketplace has been ordered.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 21-2021
EU Alert number: A12/00742/21
Recalls Direct RIN: 14493-2020
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