The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
UV Germicidal Light
Type / number of model
Burns, Damage to sight
The product emits an unsafe amount of UV-C radiation (measured value: 11.4 W m-2). 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 requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and 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
White UV sterilisation desk lamp. Mains – European 2-pin plug. Remote control with 4 setting: ON/OFF, 15 min, 30 min, 60 min. Requires 2 AAA batteries (not provided). The product is sold online, in particular via eBay.
The product is packed in a white cardboard box, with blue designs.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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Type of alert