The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00968/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Portable UV lamp

Brand
Maso Auto

Name
UV Sanitising Wand

Type / number of model
HD-UV-01PL03

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Health risk / other

The product does not emit neither UV-C nor UV-B radiation.

Consequently, it might not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection.

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

Description
USB-powered portable UV lamp (‘UV Sanitising Wand’).The description in the listing claims to provide with UV-C emissions and biocidal properties.

Packaging description
The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon under the listing ‘MASO Ultraviolet Germicidal Light, UVC Disinfection Sterilizer Lamp with USB Power, Portable Handheld Stick LED Bar for Hotel Home Travel’.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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