The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0425/08

Product:  Cord extension set - 4-socket switched extension lead


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment


Type / number of model:  MODEL 09023

Risk type: Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the cable is 0.45 mm² in section although, according to the marking, it should be 1 mm².

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  4-socket extension lead (3 x 1mm -1.5m) with red switch. The packaging is a plastic blister pack with a blue cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain