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

Product
Unbranded Type G Travel Adaptor 13 A / 250 V

Type
Electrical appliances and equipment - plug adaptor

Country of origin
China

Product description
Three-pin travel adaptor in white

Travel adaptor 

Hazard
The product presents a serious risk of electric shock as it doesn't have a fuse, even though there is an embossed 13 A / 250 V logo, suggestive of it being fitted with a fuse. When inserted into a UK socket provides a direct live contact with the live and neutral pins, presenting an electric shock hazard to the user. The item is also not labelled with manufacturer or importer details and lacks relevant markings.

The product does not meet the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

Corrective action
The import has been rejected at the border.

Notified by
Local authority trading standards

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