Invacare Australia Pty Ltd—Invacare Platinum Oxygen Concentrator

Identifying features

The affected units are from models IRC9LXO2AWQ, IRC5LX02AW and IRC5LXAW with serial numbers in the range from 10CSZ43XXXX to 12GSZ62XXXX (manufactured between March 2010 and August 2012).

What are the defects?

Due to a potentially faulty component in some units, the compressor motor start-run capacitor may rupture.

What are the hazards?

If the rupture occurs, this poses a fire hazard.

What should consumers do?

Invacare Australia has written to distributors requesting that they contact all affected users and arrange for replacement of the potentially faulty component.

If you or someone you care for uses an Invacare Platinum concentrator check the model and batch numbers to see if it is affected.

If you have an affected concentrator do not use it if there is an alternative available.

If you think you or someone you care for has an affected concentrator and you have not been contacted, contact the dealer who supplied your unit. If you have any difficulties contacting the dealer, call Invacare Australia on 1800 460 460 (8am-5pm Monday-Friday) or email

Invacare Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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