The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
UVC 86 UV Steriliser Lamp
Type / number of model
Burns, Damage to sight, Health risk / other
The product emits an unsafe amount of UV-A, UV-B and UV-C radiation (measured value of UV-C: 0.269 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 relevant European Standard EN 62471.
Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)
USB to battery UV portable sterilisation lamp. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay and the description in the listing claims to provide with 253.7 nm of UVC wavelength and biocidal properties.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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Type of alert