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

Alert number: A12/1733/15

Product: Travel plug adaptor

Name: Universal Travel Adaptor

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model: 07B

Risk type: Electric shock
The adaptor has no provision for earthing and has not been fitted with the means for overload or short circuit protection. The plug pins are exposed when the adaptor is inserted into a mains socket and the adaptor shutters allow live parts to be accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and national standard BS1363.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: White universal travel adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for UK, EU, Japan, Australia & Thailand. Packaged in a small green cardboard box with a photo of the product.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom