The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
Portable immersion heater
Type / number of model
Burns, Electric shock
The product?s internal circuits are not sufficiently isolated from water, and the internal build quality is poor. The wires can transmit current to the metal heating element thus posing an electrocution risk. Furthermore, there is no protection on the metal heating element when activated, increasing the risk of burns to the user or burning objects due to its high temperature.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and with the European Standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Retailer)
Immersion heater with coiled metal heating element and pink plastic top with a white lead and fitted with a three-pin plug.
The product is sold in a small plastic bag with green lettering, packaged in a cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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