Sitro Group Australia—Twin Portable Butane Cooker

Identifying features

Gasmate PC2075, PC2080, BuyRight MPC2070 with a date of manufacture (DOM) 48/13. The product has been available for sale from the 1 April 2014 to 1 March 2015.

What are the defects?

The overpressure safety device may not shut off gas to the burner if the butane cartridge canister is overheated. In addition, the risk of overheating increases if the product is not used according the manufacturer's specifications.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, there is risk of explosion and fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately. A replacement unit is currently being tested and finalised and will be ready in short order. Consumers can register to receive a replacement unit or they can contact Sitro Group Australia to discuss an alternative remedy. For further information, please call the Sitro Customer Service Line on 1300 174 876 or email: productsafety@sitro.com.au.

Traders who sold this product

The product has been sold via hardware and camping stores

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2014 - 1 March 2015

Recall enquiries

Office of Gas Safety (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.