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RAPEX  -  Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products

The Rapid Alert System enables a quick exchange of information between 31 European countries and the European Commission about dangerous non-food products posing a risk to health and safety of consumers.

The following list is a sample of travel adaptor products classified as presenting a serious risk on the RAPEX system, it is not complete, and there may be more points of non-compliance for each product than are listed.  This list shows the originating country, the RAPEX reference, and the main points of non-compliance with the required standards.

2017 (1st half year only)

Italy,   A12/0617/17   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Italy,   A12/0609/17   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Germany,  A12/0576/17   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

UK,   A12/0361/17  No shutters

Croatia,   A12/0099/17   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Croatia,   A12/0076/17   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed


2016

Hungary,   A12/1700/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed, No earth

Croatia,   A12/1689/16   No earth

Spain,   A12/1511/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Hungary,   A12/1504/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed, No earth

Spain,   A12/1171/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

France,   A12/1061/16   No earth

Malta,   A12/0829/16  No shutters

Hungary,   A12/0779/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed, No earth

France,   A12/0760/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Spain,   A12/0734/16  No shutters

Spain,   A12/0717/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Spain,   A12/0571/16   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed


2015

UK,   A12/1733/15   Ineffective shutters, No earth

UK,   A12/0996/15   No earth

Spain,   A12/0911/15   No shutters

Spain,   A12/0881/15   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Spain,   A12/0823/15   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Hungary,   A12/0763/15   No earth

Hungary,   A12/0621/15   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Ireland,   A12/0506/15   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed

Spain,   A12/0472/15   Ineffective shutters

Spain,   A12/0274/15   Allow single pin insertion with another live pin left exposed
 

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