Catchoftheday.com.au & Scoopon—1m & 3m iPhone 5 Lightning Cable
What are the defects?
A manufacturing defect causes failure of the cable's USB connection.
What are the hazards?
If the defect occurs, it causes overheating and melting of the USB connection's plastic housing and poses a fire hazard to consumers.
What should consumers do?
Immediately cease using the cable and dispose of the product (in bin or via e-waste recycling). Consumers will be contacted via email in order to organise for a refund or an alternative remedy.
Catchoftheday (via Catchoftheday.com.au) and Scoopon (via Scoopon.com.au)
- 14 December 2012 - 2 May 2013
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.