Australia/Canberra: GSM International Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Click 4 Outlet Powerboards / Powerstrips due to suspected failure to meet Australia’s flammability standards and consequential fire hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Nqem30a6ieT
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Powerboards / Powerstrips are subject to this recall:
- Click 4 Outlet Powerboards, sold with a model number CLKPB4A, a marked approval number of TUV021351EA, a batch code identification of 09/16 and a SKU item number of 4331777.
==> 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 the recalled Powerboards can be found on the Web site above.
According to the ACCC, the plastic enclosure of the recalled Powerboards do not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable Australian Standard. Consequently, there is a risk of fire when the Powerboard is plugged into the mains AC power.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Powerboards, please do not use them of leave them energized or plugged into a power outlet. Instead, kindly return the product to any Bunnings Store for a full refund.
If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Bunnings Warehouse at 1300 669 862 or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.bunnings.com.au.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15971
Recalls Direct RIN: 8433-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Electric shock or electrocution, Fire or smoke hazard, Home & Residential, Work or Industrial Equipment | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15971, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Bunnings Warehouse, Click 4 Outlet Powerboards, fire hazard, injury hazard, Powerboard, Powerstrip, Recalls Direct RIN: 8433-2017 |