Primus Australia Trading As Companion Brands—Portable Camping Butane Heater

Identifying features

Companion COMP243 (Available in various camping stores from 01.03.15) and Adventuridge 41480 (Available for sale in ALDI Stores from 21.03.15).
The model number can be found on the data label located on the side of the appliance. The manufacture date label is located on the inside of the gas cartridge enclosure.

What are the defects?

If not used strictly according to manufacturer’s instructions, there is a danger to public safety.

What are the hazards?

Consumers may be at risk of injury or death from carbon monoxide poisoning if appliance is not used in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions - OUTDOOR USE ONLY.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.
A replacement unit is currently being tested and finalised. Consumers can register to receive a replacement unit.
For further information, please call Companion Brands Customer Service Line on 1300 555 197 and select option 3 (warranty) or Email:

Traders who sold this product

Aldi and various camping stores

Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Energy Safe (VIC)