Heatcraft Australia Pty Ltd—Facon Capacitors

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Product description

Capacitors manufactured by Facon between September 2002 and December 2002 with a date code in the following format - 9.2002 to 12.2002 and bearing the following model numbers: 7G72080F4Z(8uF), 7G72100F6Z(10uF), 7G72150L6Z(15uF), 7G7220
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What are the defects?

The batch of capacitors have a failure mode that in some cases can result in the capacitor itself overheating and catching fire internally which in turn may ignite other combustible material around it.

What are the hazards?

Fire Hazard.

What should consumers do?

Heatcraft are contacting all owners of affected products. If you do not receive a letter contact Kate Cruchley at Heatcraft urgently on: 02 9774 7017.


Heatcraft Australia Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

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

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