BFI and BFI-HP—4.5kg and 9.0kg ABE Dry Powder Extinguishers (with External Nut)

Identifying features

4.5kg ABE - Model No: FP45ABE
Serial Nos.:
CR680930-CR682129
CR684060-CR685259
SA110012-SA111211
SA116842-SA118047
SA495196-SA495315
SA504222-SA505421
SA727180-SA728499
SA761291-SA761380
SA786140-SA786859
SA962982-SA964181
SB044562-SB045761

9.0kg ABE - Model No: FP90ABE
Serial Nos.:
CR683230-CR684059
SA035001-SA035830
SA108103-SA108932
SA118043-SA118872
SA244751-SA245580
SA494318-SA495195
SA503392-SA504221
SA506823-SA507652
SA726175-SA727179
SA758441-SA759312
SA764397-SA785724
SA964182-SA965011
SB053099-SB053430

What are the defects?

A proportion of these extinguishers are fitted with valve stems longer than standard, which may result in operational wear to their spindle tops. The hazard only applies to fire extinguishers that have been subjected to conditions of excessive vibration, high temperatures and aggressive handling.

What are the hazards?

The fire extinguishers may fail to operate due to damage caused to their spindle tops during use.

What should consumers do?

Return product to place of purchase or direct to Bulbeck Fire Industries for a new replacement extinguisher.

For customer service, call:  (02) 4927-6632 or go to the following website: bulbeckfire.com.au

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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