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Product Safety Notification

Notification Number


Notification Source

Safety Gate

Product Safety Notification
Notification Type

Serious risk

Risk Type

Electric shock, Fire

Risk Description

The product has earthing contacts on the sockets and plug but lacks an earthing circuit, and the mains are not properly attached to the product. This can lead to electric shocks. Moreover the product packaging indicates 10 - 16 A but the wiring is to thin, causing the extension lead to overheat when power appliances of more than 2500 W are plugged in.

Product Name

Displacement function adapter

Product Category

Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand Name


Sub Category

Extension lead

Product Description

Orange extension cord with 3 mains, each with earth contact. The product is 3 m long, with the following markings on the cable: 10-16A 220-250V /50-60 Hz.

Notification URL

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