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

Alert number: 1654/10

Product:  Electric socket


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Matel

Type / number of model:  Model: 22388 and 22389 Bar code: 8436003123880 and 8436003123897

Risk type: Fire
The product poses a risk of fire because it is possible to insert a plug with a higher rating into the socket and because the holes in the socket are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure with the pins of any plugs inserted.
The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

Description:  The products are white and black loose sockets. They are packaged in clear plastic with a sticker bearing the brand name and the bar code.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain