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Product Safety Information Notice on a Hoco N5 USB Charger sold on the eBay platform

June 8, 2023

A safety issue has been identified with a Hoco N5 USB Charger sold on the eBay platform.

The risk reported to the CCPC is that of fire and electric shock as the plastic material of the charger can overheat and melt, leaving live parts accessible. The user could touch them and receive an electric shock. The product may also cause fire.

The brand is Hoco. The type/ number of model is N5. The batch number and the barcode are unknown.

Further information on this product is as follows:

  • Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 0,6A max. Output: USB: 5VDC, 3A; 9VDC, 2A; 12VDC, 1,5A (15W) Type-C: 5VD

Given the online availability of this product on the eBay platform, it may have been sold to customers in the Republic of Ireland.

What to do:

If you purchased one of these products, please discontinue use immediately and discard the product. You may wish to contact the eBay seller to see if there are any remedies available to you. This can be done via your user account on the eBay platform.

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