Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 2 ( Published on: 11/01/2019)

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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0006/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
Product:  Multiplug/trailing socket
Brand: Kudiff
Name: HOG Charging socket
Type / number of model:  HC005
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type:  Electric shock
The product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection.
However, an appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed. As a consequence, live parts may be accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  Trailing socket in the shape of a pink sphere/pig with multiple sockets and USB ports. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week:  2019 - 2