Woolworths Ltd—“Essentials” & “Chevron” Surge Cubes
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 surge protectors and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund.
Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W stores across Australia from December 2009 to November 2014
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Energy and utilities unit (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.