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

Alert number: A12/1133/18

Product:  Travel plug adapter

Name: World Travel Adapter with USB

Batch number / Barcode:  888566405732

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment


Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock
Live parts are accessible if the travel plug adapter is not correctly assembled (connection of the USA plug part with the UK plug part). Moreover, the insulation of the plug pins is inadequate.
Users could suffer an electric shock if touching live parts of the adapter.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the eBay website (By: Other)

Description:  Travel adapter with USB (6 cm x 5 cm x 4.5 cm) with a UK and a USA plug. The USB power port and two indicator lights are located on the USA plug. The product has been sold online (eg. via eBay).

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany