We have identified a total of 19 electric appliance recalls during 2018 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 2018Date Issued
TradeTools Pty Ltd — AGP Dust Extractor Wet & Dry with 1200W Outlet
25 January 2018
Comsol Pty Ltd — 4 Port USB Travel Charger
8 February 2018
HP PPS Australia Pty Ltd — Internal Battery for HP Laptop Computers
18 February 2018
KitchenAid Australia Pty Ltd — KitchenAid Electric Kettle 1.7L
Recalled KitchenAid Kettle21 February 2018
Cellnet Group Limited — 3SIXT Quick Charge™ Wall Charger
recall 3sixt quick charge25 February 2018
Kmart Australia Ltd — 2 Slice Stainless Steel Toaster
Recall Kmart Toaster8 March 2018
Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) — Gen5 X1 Carbon Notebooks
Recall Lenovo laptop9 March 2019
Out of the Box Innovation and Design — USB Charging Station
7 April 2018
Clayton Engineering — Battery charger supplied with Solo 417 Sprayer
Clayton Engineering Charger recall23 April 2018
Target 11 Fin Column Oil Heater
Target 11 Fin Oil Column Heater Recall24 April 2018
Panasonic Toughbook Laptop
Recalled Panasonic Toughbook Laptop30 May 2018
Toshiba Laptop 2 Pin Adaptor
Toshiba 2-pin AC adapter

Toshiba 2-pin AC adapter

29 June 2018
Lightforce LiFePO4 Battery Charger
Lightforce LifeP04 Battery charger recall30 July 2018
BullEx Suppower Battery Charger Model 180600
BullEx Australia Suppower Battery Charger recall5 August 2018
Pure Sine Wave Inverter Battery Charger
Pure Sine Wave Inverter Battery Charger recall21 August 2018
Woodman DP-CH-18/1 Floor and Bench Drill Press
Woodman Bench Press Drill recall19 September 2018
Tempo Stirling 1.7L Electric Kettle
Stirling kettle recall3 October 2018
Wacwagner Submersible Water Pumps
Wacwagner Submersible Water Pumps recall10 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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.