The End of the VAT exemption for goods up to €22 – No Transitional Period
22 June 2021
As from 1st July 2021, the European Union will introduce new VAT e-commerce rules to...
We would like to draw your attention to the issue of rechargeable batteries which have recently been recalled in the United States by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Coby Electronics Corp.
According to the recall alert the affected products pose a risk of fire due to possible overheating of the rechargeable batteries. Four incidents have been reported.
The company informed that the recall involves batteries with serial numbers listed below sold with the TF-DVD 1020 portable DVD/CD/MP3 players. The battery's serial number can be found on a white sticker affixed to it. The product looks like a small laptop computer and has a 10" swivel TV screen. "COBY" is written on the front cover and under the screen. "TF-DVD 1020" can be found on the bottom of the unit.
Recalled Batteries Serial Number Ranges:
Should your company retail, import or distribute the product in question, you are requested to advise the GRTU without delay, so as to take the necessary actions as soon as possible. If you are also aware of any person or company who is retailing, importing or distributing this product, would appreciate being advised.
Should you require further information or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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