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2021.11.26 Recall: FXL Power - Laptop Charger, AC Adapter-65 W

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

Laptop Charger, AC Adapter-65 W

Laptop charger

Alert number
2111-0106

Product type
Electrical appliances and equipment - Laptop charger

Product identifiers
Brand: fxl power
Batch No: X0018UPISD
SKU: FX00031-UK

Product description
A black charging unit and separate cable for charging a laptop supplied in a plain cardboard box

Country of origin
Hong Kong

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Burns

Risk description
The product presents a serious risk of burns as the charger has a counterfeit plug with an insufficient fuse. The fuse has no granular filler and as such cannot function following a fault with the product. The charger may therefore explode and catch fire, posing a burn hazard to users. The product does not meet the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

Corrective measures
Import rejected at the border
Destruction of the product

Online marketplace
Amazon - The listing has been removed by the online marketplace

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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