Schneider Electric—Circuit breakers with earth leakage current and overload protection

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Product description

(Sold under the brand names Merlin Gerin and Square D)
Applies only to devices with a manufacturing date code from 20031215 to 20040630. Merlin Gerin part numbers: 26858, 26859, 26860 and 26861. Square D part numbers: QOE110BO3, QOE116BO3, QOE120BO3, QOE132B03, QOE140BO3, QOE120CO3 and QOE132CO3.

What are the defects?

The circuit breaker may fail to open as designed when an earth leakage fault is detected.

What are the hazards?

Electrocution. Personal injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Register with Schneider Electric by contacting them by calling 1300 733 907 or visiting


Schneider Electric (Australia) Pty Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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