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

Alert number: A12/0886/12

Product:  Travel plug adaptors

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Batch number / Barcode:  4013674010332

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Ansmann

Type / number of model:  TP-UK, TP-IT (Art. No. 5024043), TP-CH (Art. No. 1800-0009)

Risk type: Electric shock
The travel plug can break, with the base plate (including the contact pins) becoming detached from the plug body. As a result, the base plate (including the contact pins) can remain in the live socket, with live contact pins being left exposed.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from consumers (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from consumers

Description:  Compact travel plug adaptor including earth wire. Suitable for appliances with earth contact (Schuko/Protection Class 1).

Country of origin: Taiwan

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia