Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report
Report 2 ( Published on: 11/01/2019)
Weekly overview report on:
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks
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