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

Alert number: A12/1700/16

Product: Travel plug adapter

Name: TRAVEL UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR / UNIVERSAL POWER PLUG ADAPTER

Batch number / Barcode: 5 901867 124517

Risk level: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: GTV

Type / number of model: 931L; AE-TA1UNI-00

Risk type: Electric shock
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The plug pins which carry mains electrical current can become exposed during use of the product exposing the user to live parts. It is possible to insert devices which should be earthed into the socket-outlet part of the adapter but the earth circuit continuity is interrupted. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant international standard IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Travel plug adapter for use worldwide. Packaging: blue cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary