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

Alert number: A12/1243/17

Product:  Travel plug adaptor

Name: Worldwide Adaptor

Batch number / Barcode:  5020420003066. Batch: 10C17

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Destination travel

Type / number of model:  SKU01086294

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The adaptor has no fused protection. The earthed plug pin is inadequate and the plug has undersized live pins that could cause overheating or arcing within the socket. Live pins may be accessible during use.

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: Retailer)

Description:  White universal travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Made of plastic and metal and packaged in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland