Teco Australia Pty Ltd—Portable Air Conditioner

PRA number

2007/9057

Published date

Product description

Model TAC-1417C.

Reasons the product is recalled

The defect relates to possible overheating of water within the unit. This overheating may cause: Failure in certain components causing a risk of water leaking from the unit to contain an electrical charge; and a risk of scalding when the water is drained from the unit during operation. There is no safety warning alerting users to this risk.

The hazards to consumers

Electrocution/scalding

What consumers should do

Teco Australia Pty Ltd will contact all customers who purchased the air conditioner. The full purchase price will be refunded upon the return of the unit to the retailer.

Supplier

Teco Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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