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  1. RAPEX Warnings 2022

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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 39
    BMWModel: CE 04
    Risk Type: Injuries
    Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
    Week 23
    Product: Electric ScooterOXELOModel: 8577081, SC RIDE 900E
    Risk Type: Injuries
    Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
    Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
    Date of entry into force 24/05/2022
    Week 8
    Product: Electric BicycleEUROBIKEModel: EB40
    Risk Type: Injuries
    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Stop of sales
    Week 7
    Product: Electric Scooter MS ENERGYModel: ES-8-2508 N1
    Risk Type: Burns, Fire
    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
    Week 1
    Product: Electric ScooterKAABOModel: Mantis 10 : – GT – K800 – Lite – Limited – K2000
    Mantis 8 : Lite – Origin – Plus – Up
    Risk Type: Electric shock, Fire, Injuries
    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
    Product: MotorcycleZero Motorcycles Model: SR/F
    Risk Type: Injuries
    Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Manufacturer):
    Recall of the product from end users
  2. RAPEX Warnings 2021

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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.
  3. RAPEX Warnings 2020

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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 50
    Product: Electric ScooterTechlifeModel: X9
    Risk type: 
    Injuries

    The scooter is equipped with inadequate element connecting platform with handlebar and front wheel. Cracks may occur in the handlebar, leading to this element’s breaking. The user might fall off the scooter and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.

    Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
    Week 46
    Product: self-balancing vehicleMomo DesignModel: LONDON65 MD-H65
    Risk type: 
    Electric shok, fire 

    Water may enter in the product’s charger, and the it is not resistant to moisture. This can damage the product’s 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. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60335-2-114.

    Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (by: Distributor)
    Week 43
    Product: Electric ScooterOxeloModel: X7, X7S
    Risk type: 
    Injuries  

    The steering column tube can break. As a result, the user might loose control and fall off the scooter and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.

    Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer).
    Company recall page:  https://www.decathlon.mt/c/367-product-recall
    Week 42
    Product: self-balancing scooter TechlifeModel: X7, X7S
    Risk type: 
    Injuries  

    Cracks may occur in the handlebar, leading to this element’s breaking. The user might fall off the scooter and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
    Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
    Company recall page:  https://techlife.pl/info/techlife-akcja-serwisowa-modele-techlife-x7-oraz-x7s.html.
    Week 34
    Product: self-balancing scooter MantaModel: MSB001 VIPER
    Risk type: 
    Burns, Fire  

    The battery can easily overcharge, leading to overheating which can result in burns, explosion, or fire.  The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62133-2. 

    Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Importer).
    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  
    Week 22 
    Product: electric folding bicycleBIZOBIKEModel: 7EVEN+
    Risk type: 
    Fire  

    The battery can overcharge and overheat. This will increase the risk of fire.
    The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 62133-2.  
    Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Importer)
    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users  
    Week 3 
    Product: hoverboardENetModel: P5B Hoverboard
    Risk type: 
    Electric shock, Fire, Injuries  

    The wheels of the hoverboard can inadvertently operate while the device is being held off the ground by the user.
    Consequently, the hand or other body parts of the person could become trapped, leading to injuries.
    The charger lacks an adequate over-current protection device and has accessible live parts. Additionally, the creepage and clearance distances between primary and accessible secondary circuits are insufficient.
    Consequently, the user could receive an electric shock or cause the product to overheat leading to fire.
    The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage and Machinery Directives and the relevant European standard EN 62368-1.

    Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market.
    Product: self-balancing scooterP10 Wheel NewModel: P10H Hoverboard / ZH-42-2000 (Charger)
    Risk type:
    Injuries  

    The wheels of the hoverboard can inadvertently operate while the device is being held off the ground by the user.
    Consequently, the hand or other body parts of the person could become trapped, leading to injuries.
    The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.

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