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BIG W "Chevron" and Woolworths "Essentials" Double Adaptors, Power Boards and Surge Protection Cubes Recall

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Product description
Woolworths Essentials range:
- LEFT & RIGHT DOUBLE ADAPTORS 2 PACK MODELS: DAL & DAR,
- 4 OUTLET POWER BOARD, SURGE PROTECTION, MODEL: PB4S
- SURGE CUBE MODEL: ZM-AFX110H
- DOUBLE ADAPTOR MODEL: DAV
- 4 OUTLET SURGE PROTECTED POWER BOARD WITH 3 METRE LEAD, MODEL: WH-4PBS

Chevron range:

  • DOUBLE ADAPTOR MODELS: CDAL & CDA
  • DOUBLE ADAPTOR 2 PACK MODEL: DAV
  • 4 and 6 OUTLET SURGE PROTECTED POWER BOARD WITH 3 METRE LEAD, MODELS: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS
  • SURGE CUBE MODEL: ZM-AFX110H


Identifying features
Woolworths Essentials range:
- LEFT & RIGHT DOUBLE ADAPTORS 2 PACK MODELS: DAL & DAR,
- 4 OUTLET POWER BOARD, SURGE PROTECTION, MODEL: PB4S
- SURGE CUBE MODEL: ZM-AFX110H
- DOUBLE ADAPTOR MODEL: DAV
- 4 OUTLET SURGE PROTECTED POWER BOARD WITH 3 METRE LEAD, MODEL: WH-4PBS

Chevron range:

  • DOUBLE ADAPTOR MODELS: CDAL & CDA
  • DOUBLE ADAPTOR 2 PACK MODEL: DAV
  • 4 and 6 OUTLET SURGE PROTECTED POWER BOARD WITH 3 METRE LEAD, MODELS: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS
  • SURGE CUBE MODEL: ZM-AFX110H

What are the defects?
The electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard.

What are the hazards?
There is a risk of overheating and fire.

Dates available for sale
1st December 2009 - 7th November 2014

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Traders who sold this product
Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W stores across Australia from December 2009 to November 2014

Supplier
Woolworths Limited

http://www.woolworths.com.au

What should consumers do?
Consumers should stop using the adaptors, powerboards and surge protectors and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund. BIG W and Woolworths apologises for any inconvenience caused.

  • Nov 08, 2014

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