Horizon Power — WireAlert Plug in Device

Photograph of WireAlert plug in device

What are the defects?

A component inside the unit that is live with 240 volts of electrical current, is accessible via a hole in the device.

If a metal object is inserted into the hole from which the alarm noise emanates, while the device is plugged in, the metal object may come into contact with 240 volts, which may cause electric shock or electrocution.

What are the hazards?

Risk of electric shock or electrocution, may cause serious injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately cease using the device, unplug it and return it to Horizon Power at
143 Sims St, Esperance, WA or any other Horizon Power office or depot.

For further information, contact Horizon Power on 1800 267 926 or by email at enquiries@horizonpower-reply.com.au

Traders who sold this product

Horizon Power supplied the devices free of charge to households and businesses in the Esperance, Norseman and Hopetoun areas in Western Australia.

Where the product was sold
Western Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2010 - 31 December 2010

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Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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