Gerard Sourcing & Manufacturing—LINDA Electric Blanket (this recall is an extension of PRA2010/11625)

Identifying features

Models: SUPSLMAN-LS, SUPSLMAN-LS/F, SUPSLMAN-DQ, SUPSLMAN-DQ/F, SPLSFW-LS/F, SPLSFW-DQ/F, SSPSFW-K/F, SUPSLMAN-LS/TD

Batch Codes: WE001/0702, WE001/0704, WE001/0708, WE001/0709, WE001/0711, WE001/0714, WE001/0804, WE001/0807, WE001/0813 and WE001/0815

What are the defects?

In instances where there is a severe bend in the electrical supply lead located at the connector to the blanket, there is a risk of an electrical short circuit.

What are the hazards?

Possibility of electric shock/electrocution or fire.

What should consumers do?

To ensure ongoing safe operation, GSM International has arranged to provide replacement controllers.

Consumers should phone 1300 373 199 or email service@gsmsales.com.au Between 9:00am - 4:00pm (Mon - Fri) to make arrangements for the replacement controller(s) to be sent to you.

To assist in the recall process, please inspect your blanket to confirm that your model number and batchcode is included in the recall.

Supplier
Gerard Sourcing & Manufacturing
Traders who sold this product

BIG W and Harris Scarfe

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2004 - 30 November 2009

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall enquiries

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.