Blue Line Solar Pty Ltd—Avanco DC solar isolator switches

PRA number

2014/14332

Published date

Product description

This recall notice is issued by the Minister for Justice and Attorney-General pursuant to Section 122 of the Australian Consumer Law (Qld)

The products are DC solar power isolator switches forming part of the Blueline solar power system.
AV-DC4P25A - front view
AV-DC4P25AUT
Identifying features
Model numbers are AV/DC4P25A and AV/DC4P25AUT

Other identifying numbers

Model numbers are AV/DC4P25A and AV/DC4P25AUT

What are the defects?

High temperature can occur at the internal switch plate, causing the contacts to spread and the polymer support plate to degrade.

What are the hazards?

This poses a risk of arcing and eventual catastrophic failure, resulting in fire.

What should consumers do?

Owners should immediately shut down the PV system following the standard shutdown procedure.
Note that Blueline Solar Pty Ltd is now insolvent.
If a consumer suspects they have one of the affected units, they should have an electrician inspect and replace the DC isolators.

Supplier

Blue Line Solar pty ltd

Traders who sold this product

The Blueline solar system was sold to:
• Australian Institute of Renewable Energy (AIRE);
• Queensland Renewable Energy (QRE);
• Polaris Solar;
• Darwin Solar;
• Combined Solar;
• United Renewable Energy;
• Genlux;
• ACT Renewable Energy; and
• Capital Solar

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement

Responsible regulator

Electrical Safety Office (QLD) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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