The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX) – Hoverboards recalled and destroyed

Notification Reference: A12/1617/15 Risk level Serious risk Product user Consumer Notifying country United Kingdom Product category Hobby/sports equipment Product Self-balancing scooter Brand Misuta Name Misuta Sport Type/number of model Scooter: Misuta GT. Charger: HK-42-2000. Batch number/Barcode Unknown OECD Portal Category 71000000 – Sports Equipment Description Self-balancing, two-wheel scooter (“hoverboard”) supplied with a charger and a mains supply cord with a three-pin plug. Packaged in a cardboard box. Country of origin China Counterfeit Risk type Fire / Electric shock   Risk description The battery charger has no cut-off switch on the charging circuit which means that the battery could overheat when it is fully charged and potentially cause a fire. Live parts of the output connector are accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 62133 and EN 60320. Measures adopted by notifying country Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product Products were found and measures were taken also in   Images  

CEM Noise Directive 2006/42/EC Testing

CEM are working with a major customer to conduct noise testing on earth moving machinery & other equipment. Testing has started and will continue over the next few months weather permitting. One of our technical experts marking out the test area prior to setting up the microphone positions. Setting the blade height before starting the noise