The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01724/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Hot air gun

Brand
AIKOU

Name
Hot Air Gun AK047

Type / number of model
AK047

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
Unkown

Risk type
Burns, fire

The product is supplied with a fuse that does not contain an adequate amount of granular filler.

As a result, a short circuit and an electric arc may cause the plug to explode, causing burns to the user and increasing the risk of fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60335-1 and EN 60335-2-45 and the relevant national standard.

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

Description
Hand held mains powered heat gun, red and black plastic body. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon, under code: X0012ZXNHR.

Packaging description
Red and black cardboard packaging depicting a photo of the product.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Heat gun
Recall: AIKOU – Hot Air Gun AK047

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