The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
Portable UV lamp
Portable Deep UV Steriliser
Type / number of model
Burns, Damage to sight, Health risk / other
The product emits a low UV-C radiation (measured value: 0.05 W/m2). Consequently, it might not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection. If used on the skin or pointed in to the eyes, a user in close proximity may nonetheless receive an unsafe dose of UV radiation to the eyes or the skin, increasing the risk of burns or severe injuries to the eyes.
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-C LED steriliser, battery powered. The product is sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
Alert submitted by
Type of alert