The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00969/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Portable UV lamp

Brand
Unknown

Name
UV Germicidal Lamp UVC with Ozone Bulb 8W 220v Timer Control

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

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

The product emits an unsafe amount of UV-C radiation (measured value: 2.1 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 or cancer.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62471.

Measures taken by economic operators
Recall of the product from end users, Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

Description
Mains-powered portable UV lamp (‘sanitising wand’) with built-in timer and plug adaptor. The description in the listing claims to provide with 185 nm of UVC wavelength and biocidal properties.

Packaging description
The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

UV Germicidal Lamp with Ozone Bulb 1
UV Germicidal Lamp with Ozone Bulb 2

Source

Recall: UV Germicidal Lamp with Ozone Bulb

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