Extension lead

Recall published
2010-08-09
Brand
  • Taken Electric
Product title
Extension lead
Product description
- Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 3 sockets and switch. Ref. WX-1001. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 4 sockets. Ref. WX-1006. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 3 m, with schuko socket. Ref. WX 1245-3m. Packaged in a plastic bag. Description of packaging: - Plastic bag bearing the brand name
Risk
The products pose a risk of electric shock because: - the holes in the sockets are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the plug; - the side earth contacts are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the side earth contact; - the side earth contacts can buckle. In addition, the cable for the model with ref. WX 1245 may overheat as the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient. The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
WX-1001, WX-1006 and WX-1245.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1192/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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