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2021.11.19 Recall: Adapter supplied with V-Benz, Diva Beauty, V-6093 Hair Clippers

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

Adapter supplied with V-Benz, Diva Beauty, V-6093 Hair Clippers

Adapter for V-Benz clippers

Alert number
2111-0096

Product type
Electrical appliances and equipment - Adapter for hair clippers

Product identifiers
Carton number BEA016 5060680952636

Product description
A black adaptor supplied with hair clippers with a UK three-pin plug and cord

Country of origin
Hong Kong

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Electric shock and electrocution

Risk description
The product poses a serious risk of electric shock as when tested the dimensions of the pins on the plug supplied were incorrect. The plug was unable to fit into a plug test gauge properly due to the plug pins being misaligned. The pins on this adapter's plug were not compatible with socket outlets conforming to BS1363. There was no facility for a fuse in the plug. The plug was missing required markings such as approval and the approval body. This product does not comply with the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

Corrective measures
Destruction of the product

Online marketplace
eBay

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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