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

Unbranded Lithium Electric Tool

Machinery - lithium electric tool

Product description
Black and blue battery powered wrench supplied in a black toolbox

Lithium electric tool 

The product presents a serious risk of electric sock as it has insufficient creepage and clearance distances and has poor quality soldering. The plug face did not meet the dimensional requirements of BS 1363 because the distance between the neutral and the outside edge measured at 8.1 mm where the standard requires this measurement to be a minimum of 9.5 mm.

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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