The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00987/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
UV steriliser

Brand
Unknown

Name
Sterilize UVC Light Germicidal UVC LED Lamp Portable Home Handheld Disinfection

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Burns, Damage to sight, Health risk / other

The product does not emit UV-C radiation. Consequently, it might not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection. The product emits an unsafe amount of UV-A radiation (measured value: 51.8 W/m2). Consequently, a user in close proximity to the product will receive an unsafe dose of UV radiation to the eyes or the skin, increasing the risk of severe injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62471.

Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

Description
UV sterilising lamp. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay and the description in the listing claims to provide with UVC wavelength and biocidal properties.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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