Australia/Canberra: Powerleader recalls certain batch/lots of Powerleader 4 Outlet Surge Protected Heavy Duty Metal Powerboards (Power Strips) due to suspected failure to provide sufficient cord anchorage within the unit and consequential electric shock hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/a7cp3099WBH
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Powerboard (Powerstrip) are subject to this recall:
Powerleader 4 Outlet Surge Protected Heavy Duty Metal Powerboards, four (4) outlet powerboards, heavy duty and surge protected rated, enclosed in a yellow and black metal case bearing model number, L54185 and batch number JI12443
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According to the ACCC, the Powerboards’ cord anchorage may not be adequate: increased stress of the supply cord may present an electric shock hazard.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Powerboards, please do not use them. Instead, kindly unplug any potentially affected powerboards and check if the flexible cord can be moved through the grommet. If the cord cannot move, no action is required. If the cord can be moved through the grommet, please contact to arrange for a replacement unit.
If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Powerleader on 02 9860 2782 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15929
Recalls Direct RIN: 8294-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Electric shock or electrocution, Electronics, Home & Residential, Work or Industrial Equipment | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15929, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, electric shock hazard, Power Strip, Powerleader Four Outlet Surge Protected Heavy Duty Metal Powerboard, Recalls Direct RIN: 8294-2017 |