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

Report 5 ( Published on: 31/01/2020)
At the request of the notifying country, notification A12/00125/20 of web report 05-2020 has been updated with a barcode.

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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00120/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
Product:  Power Adapter
Brand: Unknown
Name: Replacement AC Adapter
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown
Risk type:  Electric shock
The creepage and clearance distances between the product's primary and secondary circuits are insufficient. / Consequently, accessible parts might become live, increasing the risk of the user receiving an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62368-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  Black plastic AC/DC power adapter with lead for laptop. rated input:100-240V 1.6A. Output: 12V 2.58A. The product was sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week:  2020 - 5