WAECO Fridge/Freezer Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: WAECO Fridge/Freezer Recall [Australia]Dometic Australia recalls certain batch/lots of WAECO Portable Compressor Fridges/Freezers due to suspected risk of overheating and consequential burn hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/1sWD306Xton

Direct link: http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/dometic-australia-waeco-models-cf-40-cf-50-portable-compressor-fridge-freezer

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

  • CF-40AC VER.B – Portable Compressor Fridge/Freezer 40 litres (full model number CF-40AC VER.B); serial number range: 63900001 to 63900550 & 64200001 to 64200100
  • CF-50AC VER.B – Portable Compressor Fridge/Freezer 50 litres (full model number CF-50AC VER.B); serial number range: 63900001 to 63900500 & 64000001 to 64000100

==> 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. One (1) additional image of recalled Fridge/Freezers can be found on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, a controller failure may occur during use of the product. If the failure occurs it may cause the controller to overheat and partially melt, posing a burn risk to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Fridge/Freezers, please do not use them and disconnect the unit from its power source. Instead, please return the product to your nearest service agent for repair.

You can find your nearest service agent by calling 1800 21 21 21 Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or by e-mail at qldservice@dometic.com.au.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15777
Recalls Direct RIN: 7964-2016
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