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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's side protective contact does not withstand mechanical strain, the connectors of the plug have insufficient spring effect, the insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is insufficient and the screw on the socket cover is easily removable, and the plastic of the socket cover of the product may melt. Furthermore, due to the insufficient contact pressure, contact resistances occur and the product may overheat. A user may touch live parts and receive an electric shock, and the product may start a fire.

Product Name

Product Category

Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand Name

Sub Category

In-wall socket

Product Description

In wall USB socket with 2 USB flush-mounted ports, apparently with a capacity of 5 V and 2 A. Product sold online.

Notification URL

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