Big W (Woolworths Limited)—Abode Electric Blankets (Re-Advertised Recall from August 2012)

PRA number

2015/15026

Published date

Product description

1. Abode Electric Blanket Single
2. Abode Electric Blanket Single Fitted
3. Abode Electric Blanket Double/Queen

Re-Advertised Recall from August 2012 (Previously PRA 2012/13255)
Abode
Identifying features
1. Model BA111 (Keycode: 7089466) 2. Model BA211 (Keycode 7089527) 3. Model BA212 (Keycode 7089619)

Other identifying numbers

1. Model BA111 (Keycode: 7089466)
2. Model BA211 (Keycode 7089527)
3. Model BA212 (Keycode 7089619)

What are the defects?

The control cord may fatigue and cause an internal short circuit or overheat.

What are the hazards?

Affected units could pose a potential fire hazard.

What should consumers do?

Customers should not use this product. Customers are asked to immediately return the product to any BIG W store for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

BIG W

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement

Responsible regulator

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

Product category