Kidde Mariner Fire Extinguisher Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Kidde Mariner Fire Extinguisher Recall [Australia]Chubb Fire & Security Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Kidde branded Two-Three-pound Mariner 5 Fire Extinguisher due to suspected nozzle blockage, failure to discharge or the requirement of excessive force to operate, all serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/4XMg30iF1Ae

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/chubb-fire-security-pty-ltd-kidde-2-3lb-mariner-5-fire-extinguisher

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

  • Kidde branded Disposable Fire Extinguishers with plastic handles. The recalled Extinguishers are white in colour and are sold with a straight handle and a vertical pull pin with the following model numbers:
    • FA5G
    • H5G
    • M5G
    • FC5
    • FS5
    • M5GM,
    • FX5 II

==> 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.

According to the ACCC, the recalled Disposable Fire Extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and may fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle of the Fire Extinguishers can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. If the Fire Extinguishers do not function properly, it can increase the risk of personal injury and/or property damage in the event of a fire.

Please note: the Fire Extinguishers were sold to be fitted onto yachts manufactured by Riviera Australia Pty Ltd.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the affected recreational watercraft boats that come equipped with a recalled Fire Extinguisher, or have a spare Fire Extinguisher from Riviera Australia during the affected period should immediately contact Chubb to request a free replacement Fire Extinguishers and for instructions on returning the recalled unit.

if you have any questions about this recall, please contact Chubb by calling Rotha Tan, Quality Manager, Chubb Fire & Security on 0448 277 553 or by e-mail at rotha.tan@chubb.com.au.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/16616
Recalls Direct RIN: 9834-2018
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