Woolworths Ltd—“Essentials” 4 Outlet Power Board & “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards

Identifying features

- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, model: PB4S
- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, with 3 Metre lead, model: WH-4PBS
- “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Surge Protected Power Boards with 3 Metre Lead, Models: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS

What are the defects?

The electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of overheating and fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the power boards and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund.

Woolworths Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W stores across Australia from December 2009 to November 2014

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 November 2009 - 7 November 2014

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Energy and utilities unit (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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