Category Archives: Product Recalls

Product Recall – CAPLE Refrigerators

The following alert has been issued due to a risk of overheating and fire due to a component fault.

Model and serial numbers can be found inside the fridge compartment, on the left hand side, behind the bottom tray.

Affected Models:

Ri551

Ri731

Ri732Fa

Serial numbers affected are those in which the 14th and 15th digit are one of the following two digits:

71 / 72 / 73 / 74 / 75 / 76 / 77 / 78 / 79

7A / 7B / 7C

81 / 82 / 83 / 84 / 85 / 86 / 87 / 88 / 89

8A / 8B / 8C

Recall date(s): 11/10/2017

Description: CAPLE brand refrigerators

Risk: Risk of overheating and fire due to a component fault.

What to do: If you have an affected applaince please contact CAPLE immediately. They will arrange for a free visit from an engineer to fix the problem.

If you used to have an affected refrigerator please let CAPLE know so they can remove your details from their database.

Contact CAPLE by telephone on

0800 458 6318

Or by email at

[email protected]

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GU10 TU LED Spotlights – Product Recall

Category: Lighting equipment
Product: LED spotlight
Brand: Unknown
Name: TU LED Spotlights
Type / number of model: GU10
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock

Loose internal parts may come into contact with the metal outer casing. The user could consequently receive an electric shock if they touched the outer casing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

If you have this item stop using it, return to supplier if possible.





SVETELNA RETAZ 100L-G-B Lighting Chain – Product Recall

Category: Lighting chains
Product: Lighting chain
Brand: Unknown
Name: SVETELNA RETAZ
Type / number of model: 100L-G-B
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock

The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient. The flashing unit could consequently break leaving live parts accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

If you own this item stop using it.  If possible return to supplier.





E-BODA CML301 USB Charger – Product Recall

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Product: USB charger
Brand: E-BODA
Name: Color my Life
Type / number of model: CML301
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Fire

The product poses a risk of fire due to overheating of the contact areas.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive .

Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.

If you have this item stop using it.  Return it if possible.





Philips Headphones Model SHK 2000BL/00 – Product Recall

Category: Communication and media equipment
Product: Headphones for children
Brand: Philips
Name: Kids headphones
Type / number of model: SHK 2000BL/00; Art.-Nr. 1841601
Batch number / Barcode: 6923410730647
Risk type: Chemical

The plastic material of the ear cups contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including chrysene (measured value: up to 12.7 mg/kg) and benz(a)anthracene (measured value 6.7 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. A person could be exposed if the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Other

If you have these it is recommended you stop using them, and return them if possible.

 





Akyga AK-NU-05 – Computer Power Supply – Product Recall

Akyga Computer Power Supply
Brand: Akyga
Name: AC/DC notebook power adapter
Type / number of model: AK-NU-05
Batch number / Barcode: 5901720133151
Risk type: Electric shock

The electrical insulation is not sufficient. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary windings and the accessible output connector are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
If you have this item please stop using it, if possible return to place of purchase.




NVIDIA Recalls European Plug Heads Sold with Power Adapters

This recall involves European plug heads for power adapters included with NVIDIA SHIELD™ World Charger Kits, as well as with NVIDIA SHIELD tablet computers and TVs intended for use in Europe. The European plug head has two thin round metal prongs within a black plastic hexagonal extender on a black plastic base plate that can be attached to the power adapter. The power adapter has the model number SPA011AU5W2 and the NVIDIA name and logo etched on the side of the power adapter where the European plug head can be attached. There are six different plug heads that come with the World Charger Kit. Only the  European plug head is being recalled.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled European plug heads and contact NVIDIA for a free replacement.

Sold At:

Online at NVIDIA.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, and NewEgg.com from October 2015 through June 2017 for about $30.

Recalled Plug Head



Product Recall – Sylvania Syl Batten LED Light

The following notice has been issued by Electrical Safety First regarding the Sylvania Syl Batten LED Light.

Category
Lighting

Product name
Sylvania Syl Batten LED Light

Brand
Sylvania

Model number
Manufactured between December 2015 and May 2017.

Barcode
5410288451756.

Recall date(s)
11/08/2017

Description
White LED lighting batten. See images for details.

Risk
Risk of electric shock due to inadequate design and construction.

What to do
If you have an affected product stop using it immediately.

The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately. Read the product recall advice to find out what to do next.

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

Country of origin
India

Sylvania Syl Batten LED Light



Product Recall – WHSmith Travel Adaptors

The following notice has been issued by WHSmith:

IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING

DESTINATION TRAVEL ADAPTORS

Models Listed Below :-

World Twin USB – Black & White (01161793/01086317)

World Twin USB White  World Twin USB Black

World to UK (01086324)

World to UK

World to South Africa (01086362)

World to South Africa

Worldwide adaptor (01086294)

Worldwide adaptor




They have become aware that the above travel adaptors sold between 1/3/2017 and 31/7/2017 from this WHSmith store do not meet all the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

This results in an unacceptable level of risk of fire and potential electrocution to the user.

If you have one of the above products please stop using it immediately.

Please return it to WHSmith for a replacement / refund.

If you have any queries please contact WHSmith on +44 (0)333 6005000 or email [email protected]

WH Smith Travel Limited, Greenbridge Road, Swindon SN3 3RX, United Kingdom




 

 

Bitmore Universal Travel Adaptor – Recall

Bitmore Universal Travel Adaptor – Recall

The following notice has been issued by the Electrical Safety Council.

Product name – Bitmore Universal Travel Adaptor

Brand – Bitmore

Model number – Type/number of model: BM-UTA

Batch number/Barcode: 5 060275 390836

Recall date(s) – 07/10/2016

Description – Black universal travel adaptor with USB socket, sold in cardboard packaging. See images for details.

Risk – Risk of electric shock arising from inadequate design.

What to do – If you have an affected product stop using it immediately.

The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately. Read our product recall advice to find out what to do next (http://tinyurl.com/hvuxb2w).

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

Country of origin – China

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Story via – Electrical Safety Council