Cord extension set

Recall published
2008-02-18
Brand
  • Contec
Product title
Cord extension set
Product description
This is a five-way electric extension lead with a switch.Every unit of the product is wrapped in a transparent plastic bag with a stapled cardboard label reading: 'CONTEC RD 302 5E-3M EXTENSION LEAD C/INT VOLTAGE 250V POWER: 3500 W CE CE. Bar code: 8429950212677.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - the earth contacts are easily deformed, - the elasticity of the plug recesses permits movement, making for incorrect contact, which in turn causes overheating, and a risk of fire because the temperature exceeds the permitted limit during the heating test. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
RD-302 5E-3M
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0241/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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