Franke Waste Disposal Unit Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Franke Waste Disposal UnitsPR Kitchen and Washroom Systems P/L recalls certain batch/lots of Franke Waste Disposal Units due to operational blade breakage and consequential laceration hazards. ACCC:

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

  • Franke Waste Disposal Units, model numbers TP-50, TP-75 and TP-125 with manufacturing date codes of MAR 15 to SEP 15 inclusive

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Waste Disposal Units are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, a manufacturing defect in the cutting blades of the recalled Waste Disposal Units may cause the cutting blades to break while being used. If this defect occurs, it may release broken cutting blade pieces out of the top of the Disposal Unit at high speed and pose a consequential laceration hazard.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Waste Disposal Units, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15756
Recalls Direct RIN: 7925-2016
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