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

Alert number: A12/1467/18

Product:  Travel plug adapter

Name: Universal Travel Adapter

Batch number / Barcode:  5709884030459

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment


Type / number of model:  UTA1647

Risk type: Electric shock
A Schuko-type electrical plug without a connected protective conductor could be inserted into the device.
The user can come into contact with live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users

Description:  The cube-shaped travel adaptor (6.2 cm x 4.8 cm x 7.5 cm) has an extensible UK (or USA/AUS) plug secured by a sliding switch and a second extensible Euro plug. The device also incorporates a USB charging socket (5V, 1000 mA) and two replaceable fuses.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany