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

Alert number: A12/0996/15

Product: Travel plug adaptor

Name: Travel Universal Adaptor

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model: 931L

Risk type: Electric shock
The adaptor has no provision for earthing and internal contacts are not secured adequately. The plug pins which carry mains electrical current can become exposed during use of the product exposing the user to live parts and the risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant international standard IEC844-2-5 and the relevant national standard BS1363.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Mains electrical travel plug adaptor for use worldwide.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom