Three-socket extension cord

Recall published
2006-11-20
Brand
Product title
Three-socket extension cord with a child safety switch
Product description
Risk
The extension cord is not safe as its insulation may be damaged under certain circumstances which can cause injury by electric current and fire hazard. In particular, the product suffers from the following non-compliances with standards: - the tensile strength of insulation is less than the 10 MPa required (green-yellow – measured value of 6.87 MPa, blue – measured value of 8.19 MPa, brown – measured value of 7.76 MPa) ; - as to vertical spread of fire, the entire product burns. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60811 and EN 50265.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal of the product from the market and warning of customers by the supplier
Batch number / barcode
Model number
KF-FB-03
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0779/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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