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RAPEX Warnings 2021

344 days ago

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The Rapid Exchange of Information System is the EU rapid alert system for unsafe consumer products and the measures taken by the member states to deal with that safety problem. The Commission publishes a weekly overview of RAPEX notifications. Below you will find notifications relating to light electric vehicles. To consult the full details of a notification on the Commission’s website, just click on the week.

WeekBrandType
Week 49
Product: Hoverboard power adapter charger UnbrandedModel: YB-100W-42V2A
Risk Type: Electric shock
Measures ordered by economic operator (to: Other): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace.
Week 46
Product: Rechargeable Li-ion batteryE-Batteries JCDECAUXModel: Modèle 7INR18/65
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Measured ordered by public authorities (to: Distributer): Recall of the product from end users. Date of safety gate alert 18/11/2021
Week 44
Product: Self-balancing scooter (hoverboard)BlaupunktModel: EHB206
Risk type: Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 20/09/2021
Product: Self-balancing scooter (hoverboard) OXAModel: D1 / HB0012
Risk type: Fire, Burns
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 22/09/2021
Week 42
Product: Folding ScooterKawasakiModel: KX-FS5.5
Risk type: Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 08/09/2021
Week 39
Product: Hoverboard AirmotionModel: AirMotion H1 (on the packaging) H1-FAJ0293 (on the product)
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 14/07/2021
Product: Quadricycle RenaultModel: Twizy
Risk type: Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 09/03/2021
Week 37
Product: Hoverboard 2DriveModel: 82200823003033 / 5 999565 595050
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 17/08/2021
Week 23
Product: HoverboardSmart Balance WheelModel: 165-NJ-V3 8/690
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 15/12/2020
Week 22
Product: HoverboardKawasakiModel: KX-PRO6.5A
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 28/11/2020
Product: Electric scooterDenverModel: SCK-5300 Black
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 06/11/2020
Product: Electric scooterForeverModel: Joy J-200
Risk type: Injuries, Burns, Fire
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 20/11/2020
Week 21
Product: Electric Folding BicycleBromptonModel: Brompton Electric
Risk type: Injuries
Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 07/04/2021
Week 19
Product: HoverboardMotusModel: Take it XD 6.5
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 07/11/2020
Ō CHICModel: Smart-S
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Date of entry into force 26/10/2020
BIKEMEModel: Unknown
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market. Recall of the product from end users. Date of entry into force 07/01/2021
Week 7
Product: HoverboardEljetModel: STANDARD E1
Risk type: 
Electric shock, Fire, Injuries

Water may enter in the product’s charger (charging connector), and the product itself (control electronics) is not resistant to moisture nor correctly insulated against water ingress. This can damage the electric components causing it to overheat and catch fire. It may also short circuit and make accessible parts live, and a user may suffer an electric shock, or fall and be injured due to malfunction. / The product did not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive, nor with the European standards EN 60335-1 and 2, and EN 60529.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market.
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