Extension lead

SIAR Code: 6638
Category: Electrical Supplies
Source: RAPEX
Publication Date: Oct 28, 2010
Affected Countries: Spain
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: 3 metre extension lead in plastic packaging.
Product Brand: Extension lead, Halotec
Batch Number / Bar Code: Type/number of model: SK08103 Barcode: 8435100506435
Defect Description: The product poses a risk of fire because:

- a higher-power plug can be inserted at the base of the extension lead;

- the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national and European standards, UNE 20315 and EN-60238.
Risks: Fire
Measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities