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

Alert number: A12/0106/17

Product: Travel plug adaptor

Name: Adaptor International (universal adaptor)

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model: Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock
The plug pins do not have an appropriate insulating coating and the user could be exposed to dangerous voltage levels if s/he puts the plug in a socket. Moreover, it is possible for two sets of plug pins to be open at the same time. In this case, if one set of pins is plugged into a mains socket, the other set of pins will be live and accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50075.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: Universal travel plug adaptor.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany