Thermofilm Australia Pty Ltd — Plug in Remote controller for use with HEATSTRIP outdoor heaters

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Product description

A plug-in control unit with remote.

Compatible with all HEATSTRIP outdoor heaters.

The button battery for the remote does not come installed and is supplied separately in a bag.


Photograph of Plug in Remote controller for use with HEATSTRIP outdoor heaters

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory standards for button/coin batteries.

The battery packaging has not been tested as required by the mandatory safety standard and may not be child resistant.

The product and included battery do not include the required warning information.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of choking, severe internal burn injuries or death to young children if they gain access to the button batteries and swallow or place them inside their body.

Severe or fatal injuries can happen in 2 hours or less.

Consumers may not be aware the product contains button batteries.

What consumers should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the remote control and keep it out of reach of children.

Consumers should contact Thermofilm to arrange for a replacement remote control.

For more information, consumers should contact Thermofilm by phone on 1300 014 389 or via email at

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Responsible regulator

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

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