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

Alert number: A12/0026/18

Product:  Remote control plugs

Name: Remote control on/off set

Batch number / Barcode:  Triple pack set – 4895130705675, Twin pack set – 5052931395033

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: GAO

Type / number of model:  EMW203R-UK

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The fuse does not operate correctly.
As a result, the product can overheat when overloaded causing melting of the plastic enclosure. This can lead to a fire or to live components being exposed.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Remote control on/off plug socket set. Twin or triple set contained in plastic and cardboard pack.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland