Electric Appliance Recall Notices 2017

Electrical appliance recalls

We have identified a total of 15 electric appliance recalls during 2017 that may be relevant to workplace situations.

Here is a summarised list of electrical appliance recalls issue this year. If you own or use any of these you should stop using them and follow the recommended actions.

Recalls 2017Date Issued
Sonova Australia Pty Ltd — Phonak & Unitron Plug Adaptor Insert5 January 2017
Swarts Cut Off Saw11 January 2017
Gerard Lighting — Crompton XL-LED Performance Track Spotlight17 January 2017
Powerleader 4 Outlet Surge Protected Heavy Duty Metal Powerboard20 February 2017
JB Hi-Fi Group Pty Ltd — Futuretronics Universal Charger27 February 2017
Click 4-outlet Powerboard Model20 March 2017
Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd — Panasonic Tablet FZ-G1 (Mk1 to Mk3) and Battery Pack13 April 2017
Yale Prima Pty Ltd — Moretti 11 Fin Oil Column Heater29 April 2017
Moretti and Click brand oil column heaters5 May 2017
Tempo (Aust) Pty Ltd — ‘Moretti’ Fan Heater - model FH-200031 July 2017
OZtrail Leisure Products — OZtrail Rechargeable Fan8 August 2017
Target 4 Slice Toaster11 August 2017
Aerocool Power Boards25 August 2017
Shriro - 9.5V and 9V DC Adaptor4 September 2017
The Educational Experience - Easi-Listener CD Player Set with international travel adapter5 September 2017

Source: Product Safety Recalls Australia

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Regular test and tagging of electrical appliances reduces the risk of injuries and deaths from electric shock.  

Updated 19 September 2017   

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be used exclusively as a reference source. Refer to ACCC, Recalls Australia and other credible sources for full list of recalled products.

About the Author:

John has been working in the testing and tagging industry since 2007 when he founded ACME Test and Tagging. He has written several courses on testing and tagging and is the founder of Test And Tag Standards Australia that specialises in test and tag courses. Recognised as an expert in his industry, John runs a blog on testing and tagging and has had articles published in Safety Snippets magazine.

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