The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01064/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Portable UV light

Brand
Unknown

Name
Portable Ultraviolet Disinfection Rod

Type / number of model
JL-630

Barcode
ASIN number: B086QQHXVL, X00167XF65

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
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 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)

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

Description
Battery-operated portable UV lamp with 5 LEDs. The description in the listing claims to provide UV emissions with biocidal properties.

Packaging description
The product is packaged in a plastic box and was sold online, in particular via Amazon under the listed as ‘UV Lights SteriliZer Portable Handheld UV-C Sanitizer Ultraviolet Ozone Germicidal Disinfection Lamp, for Home Office Car Pet Area and Travel Use’.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Portable Ultraviolet Disinfection Rod
Portable Ultraviolet Disinfection Rod packaging
Recall: Portable Ultraviolet Disinfection Rod

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