The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00986/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
UV steriliser

Brand
Unknown

Name
UVC 86 UV Steriliser Lamp

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-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)

Description
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

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

UVC 86 UV Steriliser Lamp
Recall: UVC 86 UV Steriliser Lamp

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