APC Australia Pty Ltd—Back-UPS CS Uninterrruptible Power Supply Line

PRA number

2003/5928

Published date

Product description

The back-up power supply devices are primarily used to protect computers in case of a power failure. Two specific models Back-UPS CS 350 and Back-UPS CS 500, manufactured between November 2000 and December 2002.

What are the defects?

Units may overheat and present a potential fire hazard.

What are the hazards?

Fire

What should consumers do?

APC recommends that anyone with an affected device immediatley remove the UPS unit from service by turning off all connected equipment and unplugging the unit from electrical outlet. For further information please telephone.

Supplier

APC Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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