2 Megapixel consumer digital zoom lens camera, powered by 4 AA sized Alkaline batteries, supplied with the camera. Supplied in Australia between 27 June and 9 August 2002. Affected cameras have serial numbers: 2010001 - 2042816; 2510001 - 2543248; 3010
Reasons the product is recalled
Severe overheating may occur within the battery chamber of this product, sufficient to result in the melting of the outside casing. Such heat might lead to injury, and under extreme circumstances might possibly lead to a fire.
The hazards to consumers
What consumers should do
Cease use immediately and remove all batteries. Information and instructions for return and replacement cameras can be found at www.maxwell.com.au Alternately further advice can be obtained by toll free phone 1300 366 499.
Maxwell Optical Industries Pty Limited
Where the product was sold