Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls in the European Union


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: European Union Headquarters BrusselsThe European Union issues Report 28/2022 of its Rapid Alert System containing fifty-six (56) 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 https://bit.ly/3o4DYxF:

Direct EU: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/detail/10000106

Additional information:
Among the fifty-six (56) recalls the European Union announced in its third report of July 2022, the following recall notification was made:

Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances

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Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances, sold with a model designation of ZD-20W/3, a product number of 3801023 (v01), a batch/lot of 2067353, 2067375, 2069477, 2069478, 2069503, 2077939 to 2077958, 2077965, 2077966, 2077967, or 2084350 to 2084353 and an EAN/barcode of 8711252078755 or 8711292119326. This recall alert was submitted by The Netherlands to the EU Safety Gateway under alert number A12/01012/22.

These Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances were marketed, sold and delivered as consumer-grade portable devices designed to attract and kill small flying insects to prevent disease transmission and food spoilage. The Electronic LED Insect Killer devices were delivered with two (2) 1-watt UV bulbs mounted behind a protective metal screen set in a white plastic frame bezel.

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

The hazards reported in the recalled Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances include the report that the electrical insulation of the Power Supply is insufficient, thereby increasing the risks of electric shock, fire, smoke inhalation, respiratory collapse and/or cardiac arrest.

As a consequence, utilizing these products in a reasonable manner expected with their intended design and anticipated use could precipitate serious injury and/or life-changing health consequences.

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Proposed Remedy:
Due to these defects, the recalled Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances reportedly do not comply with Europe’s Low Voltage Directive nor with the European standards EN 60335.

Consequently, a recall of these Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances from end users as well as withdrawal of the product from the European marketplace has been ordered. You should not market, sell or use these recalled home appliances.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Grundig branded Electronic LED Insect Killer appliances, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or online outlet where you purchased them for a refund.

If you have a medical emergency, please contact 1-1-2, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis, respiratory impairment and/or cardiac injury.

Please note: 1-1-2 (also written as “112”) is the universal European emergency number you can dial free of charge from fixed and mobile phones anywhere in the EU. It will connect you to the local emergency services including police, ambulance, fire brigade. National emergency numbers are still in use too, alongside 1-1-2. but 1-1-2 is the only number you can use to access the emergency services in all EU countries.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 28-2022
EU Alert number: A12/01012/22
Recalls Direct RIN: 16019-2022
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