The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
Platform listing: Wax Heater
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Burns, Electric shock, Fire
The product is advertised with an adaptor that does not provide protection to users due to the absence of a fuse.
In the case of an overload, the adaptor could overheat causing burns and or leading to fire. The user could touch accessible live parts, increasing the risk electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national Standard BS 1363.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer)
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace
Heated machine pot for hot parafine wax hair removal. According to the listing, the product is supplied with an adapter. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
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