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2021.06.04 Recall: Travel Adaptor

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

Travel Adaptor

Travel Adaptor 

Alert number
2103-0229

Product type
Electrical appliances and equipment - UK plug adaptor

Product identifiers
Barcode: MC00110023
Model number: HK:088

Product description
White non-UK plug to UK socket adaptor with yellow metal pins.

Country of origin
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Electric shock

Risk description
The product presents a risk of electric shock as the plug pins do not meet the dimensional requirements of the relevant standard (BS1363) and the socket openings are not shuttered. Users may inadvertently touch live pins of the adaptor or contact internal circuitry and receive an electric shock. It is also considered that there is a risk of overheating and fire due to poor electrical connections within the product. Some required markings were not included on the adaptor. The product does not meet the requirements of the Plugs and Sockets etc (Safety) Regulations 1994.

Corrective measures
Recall notice supplied to eBay

Online marketplace
eBay

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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