The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01432/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Pool Immersion Heater

Brand
KY

Name
Pool Immersion Heater

Type / number of model
2500 W, 3000 W

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Burns, Electric shock

The product’s guard is in direct contact with the heating elements, making accessible parts very hot. This can cause burns if touched by a user, especially children. Also, the product is not correctly earthed, which means it can become live; users may then receive an electric shock when touching it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and with the European Standard EN 60335.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor)
Recall of the product from end users

Description
1.5 metre-long metal pool immersion heater with pink casing and electrical lead. The product was sold online, notably through eBay, AliExpress and Wish.

Packaging description
The product is packaged in clear plastic bag and may be sold in a blue cardboard box.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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Recall: KY – Pool Immersion Heater

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