Woolworths Ltd—“Essentials” & “Chevron” Double Adaptors

PRA number

2014/14435

Published date

Product description

Left & Right double adaptors 2 pack models & Double Adaptor model
Identifying features
Essentials range: -Left & Right double adaptors 2 pack models: DAL & DAR -Double Adaptor model: DAV Chevron range: - Double Adaptor Models: CDAL & CDA - Double Adaptor 2 pack Model: DAV

Other identifying numbers

Essentials range:
-Left & Right double adaptors 2 pack models: DAL & DAR
-Double Adaptor model: DAV

Chevron range:
- Double Adaptor Models: CDAL & CDA
- Double Adaptor 2 pack Model: DAV

What are the defects?

The electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of overheating and fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the adaptors and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund.

Supplier

Woolworths Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W stores across Australia from December 2009 to November 2014

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Energy and utilities unit (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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