Our homes are equipped with electrical appliances designed to make our lives easier and simpler, but some faulty machines can lead to serious injuries.
In its latest safety advisory, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has recalled three more home products, the latest ones in its list of unsafe appliances to be used at home.
1. Gas cooker
The first product is a gas cooker, which QCC lists as unsafe to use. These are Glem Gas cookers from Italy. Look out for model no./batch no./identification no. MQ1612GI01 AB-1 -EI1612GI/FS and if you have one of these in your kitchen you need to be aware of its dangers.
This product has been recalled as it doesn't meet the safety requirements related to its thermal efficiency which may lead to a possible burn to the user.
2. Extension cord
Extension cords are extensively used in any home but if you have model no./batch no./identification no. OTC-924S-3M from Oshtraco brand, you should stop using it. This product from China has been recalled as it doesn't meet the safety requirements related to its thermal efficiency which may lead to a possible burn to the user, warns QCC.
3. Sandwich Toaster
These Clikon brand sandwich toasters can be a hazard in your kitchen. These Chinese made model no./batch no./identification no. CK2300BT can come with a risk of fire or mechanical damage under abnormal operation.
To provide better service in alerting the people of the UAE to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council reports on dangerous products and its flaws to ensure safety of consumers.
QCC not only warns and advises consumers of all the recalled products that do not comply with safety requirements but also permits consumers to report injuries and incidents caused by consumer products in their system to increase awareness.
The council helps in providing services that live up to quality and conformity standards, boost the infrastructure towards sustainable development and raise the quality of the traded products in order to enhance consumers trust and achieve competitiveness in the business and industrial sectors.