Product: EVCUK216WC Type 2 Female to UK Plug, Electric Vehicle Charging Cable
Hazard: The fuse clamps were not clamping the BS1362 fuse sufficiently enough to cause a reliable connection, causing very high temperatures in the fuse housing.
Corrective action: Recall of the product from end users.
|Electrical appliances and equipment - Electric Vehicle Charging Cable
|Country of Origin
|Black and white, WAI wall plugging charger for electrical vehicles
|Product Report and Image
The product presents a serious risk of fire. When tested, the fuse clamps were not clamping the BS1362 fuse sufficiently enough to cause a reliable connection. Therefore, arcing caused very high temperatures in the fuse housing, which could cause damage to the BS1363 moulded plug or result in a fire. The product was also missing some of the required documentation and markings.
The product does not meet the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.
Recall of the product from end users.
The listing has been removed by the online marketplace (Amazon).
PSD case number: 2210-0112
Notified by: Local Authority Trading Standards
Published 24 February 2023