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

Alert number: A12/1244/17

Product:  Travel plug adaptor

Name: World to South Africa

Batch number / Barcode:  5020420003127. Batch: 15K16

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Destination Travel

Type / number of model:  SKU 01086362

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
It is possible to insert the plug while live pins are accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched. The internal contact pressure is insufficient, leading to an increase of overheating and fire.

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