The Malta Standards Authority (MSA) has ordered the recall of a particular model of hand-held concrete vibrators as it poses a serious risk of electrical shock to consumers.
The concrete vibrator Model ZN35, carrying no brand-name but with the word ‘Vibrator’ on the packaging box, does not conform to the applicable European directives.
MSA advises all economic operators using such tools to return them to their supplier. It also advises consumers to refrain from using the said concrete vibrators and/or to take the product back to the place of purchase.
MSA will order the immediate removal of any such products from the market if these are found during inspections.
MSA also takes this opportunity to remind economic operators that all electrical equipment falling under the Legal Notice 181 of 2004 has to be handed over to the consumer fitted with a suitable three pin configuration.
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