Woolworths Power Board Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Australian Competition & Consumer Commission ("ACCC") LogoWoolworths, a Bella Vista, New South Wales establishment, recalls some Power Boards due to flammability hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/EXVw8

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1065760

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Power Boards are subject to this recall:

  • Essentials brand 4-outlet Power Board, surge protection, model: PB4S
  • Essentials brand 4-outlet Power Board, surge protection, with 3 metre lead, model: WH-4PBS
  • Chevron brand 4- and 6- Outlet Surge Protected Power Boards with 3 metre lead, Models: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS

According to the ACCC, the electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard

Consumers should stop using the Power Boards and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund.


Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2014/14436
Recalls Direct RIN: 4459-2014
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