Campmaster Butane Heater Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Campmaster Butane Heater Recall [Australia]Amalgamated Hardware Merchants Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Campmaster CM1950 Butane Heaters due to suspected component malfunction and consequential risk of elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide, resultant CO poisoning and severe respiratory and circulatory injury, all serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/XdiV30fX4P1

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/amalgamated-hardware-merchants-ltd-campmaster-cm1950-butane-heater

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Gas-powered Portable Heaters are subject to this recall:

  • Campmaster CM1950 Butane Heaters, portable heaters fuelled by Butane gas canisters. The recalled Heaters have a model designation of CM1950S and have assigned serial numbers ranging from 15000001 to 15001300

==> 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 packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Heaters can be found on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, if the product is not used in accordance with the operating instructions, elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide (“CO”) may be emitted when the control knob is set at a specific position between ON and OFF. If the Heater is operated in a confined space there is a risk of Carbon Monoxide poisoning, serious injury and even death to the people and/or animals inside the dwelling or structure.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm Carbon Monoxide (“CO”) or contamination.

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

If you have questions about this recall, please contact Amalgamated Hardware Merchants (“AHM”) at 07 3208 1233 or by e-mail at enquiries@ahm.co.nz.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Carbon Monoxide hazard, please search for “monoxide” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Heaters, please search for “heater” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16360
Recalls Direct RIN: 9324-2017
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