The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
Portable UV light
Portable Ultraviolet Disinfection Rod
Type / number of model
ASIN number: B086QQHXVL, X00167XF65
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
Battery-operated portable UV lamp with 5 LEDs. The description in the listing claims to provide UV emissions with biocidal properties.
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
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Type of alert