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Safety information for all users

Most sockets in the UK comply with BS1363 these are three square (oblong) pin, 13Amp accessories, all of them are rated at no more than 13 amps, that includes double sockets and 4 or 6 gang extension leads, As a very rough guide 3Kw = 13amps, this means if you have two or more items pluged into a double socket, the total load must not be greater than 13amps or 3Kw. most Kettles and toasters and irons are heavy users of electricity. there should be a label on every appliance telling you what the maximum power is. so if your kettle is 2.5Kw and your toaster is 2Kw if you plug them into the same double socket and turn them both on at the same time you could cause a fire



we thought the above web address and email addresses are a bit long and likely to have typo's so we have registered an additional web address www.230v.BIZ, this will still take you to our site, this also simplifies our email address, so you can also use this to contact any of us , email us at;





Roger in Mitcham CR4 07971 255141

Andrew in Thornton Heath CR7 07970 029760

John in Forest Hill SE23 07956 941750


thanks, Roger, Andrew and John