BIG W — Contempo Handstick Vacuum

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Product description

Rechargeable battery-operated handstick bagless vacuum.

Model Number: BW-595
SKU No: 139259
Batch Codes: All batch codes ending in /2021 and /2022 or batch code 010223.

This code can be found on the product label located on the end of the barrel.


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All batch codes ending in /2021 and /2022 or batch code 010223

Reasons the product is recalled

Components on the circuit board may overheat and catch fire if the vacuum short circuits or the incorrect charger is used.

Incidents have occurred and caused property damage.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of serious injury and property damage from fire.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using affected vacuum cleaners immediately and return to any Big W store for a full refund.

Phone Big W if you are unable to return the product or have sold or gifted it to another person.

For more information contact Big W on 1300 244 999 or visit


Traders who sold this product

BIG W stores
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Responsible regulator

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

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