Schneider Electric (Australia) Pty Limited—PDL branded 691RCD and 955RW Residual Current Devices

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Product description

Model numbers: 955RW Orange, 953/15, 954, 955, 955/10, NT955 BULK, 956, 691 RCD White
691RCD and 955RW Residual Current Devices

What are the defects?

The sensor coils were contaminated with an incorrect solder flux. This raises the risk of corrosion of the Sensor Coil at some time after the manufacture of the Supplier Coils. The product will fail to trip if the Sensor Coil is not soldered into the circuit and/or the contaminated solder flux prevents continuity of the circuit.

What are the hazards?

Electric shock

What should consumers do?

Customers are advised to test for the fault by pushing the test button on the Product to ensure effective operation. In the event that the RCD fails the push button test, the customer is advised to not use the socket outlet until it can be replaced.


Schneider Electric (Australia) Pty Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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