The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01648/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
UV Steriliser

Brand
Unknown

Name
UV Germicidal Light

Type / number of model
MC-UV-38W

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
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

Description
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.

Packaging description
The product is packed in a white cardboard box, with blue designs.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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