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

Alert number: A12/1583/12

Product:  Travel plug adaptor

Name: Travel Adaptor

Batch number / Barcode:  5036446807908

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Ultra Max

Type / number of model:  ADPUMXWOR11

Risk type: Electric shock
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:
·         live parts are accessible through the apertures.;
·         it has a socket for inserting an earthing pin but there is no provision for an earth connection within the adaptor;
·         it does not incorporate a fuse link.
The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market. (By: Other)

Description:  Travel plug adaptor, sold in transparent packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom