PORTABLE ROOM HEATER RECALL

Woolworths Limited — Woolworths Ltd and BIG W Essentials, Adesso and Contempo Portable Room Heaters

PRA number: 2015/14774
Date published: 19th June 2015

Product information

Product description

1. Essentials Upright Fan Heater
2. Essentials Oscillating Fan Heater
3. Adesso Oscillating Ceramic Fan Heater
4. Contempo Oscillating Ceramic Fan Heater

Identifying features

1. FH09E-B
2. FH09F-B
3. FH102T
4. FH102T

What are the defects?

There is a poor connection on the power plug pins. When the plug is removed from a power outlet, the pins may dislodge.

What are the hazards?

There is a potential risk of electric shock or fire.

Dates available for sale

  • 15th March 2015 – 17th June 2015

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths Supermarkets
Big W

Supplier

Woolworths Supermarkets and Big W

Supplier’s web site

http://www.woolworths.com.au and http://www.bigw.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the Heaters and return them to their nearest BIG W Store or Woolworths Supermarket store to receive a full refund

Other regulator reference numbers

E285

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Fan Heaters Electrical product safety recalls_ Ad.- word document17 June 2015.pdf (208.6 KB)