Gerard Sourcing & Manufacturing—LINDA Electric Blanket (this recall is an extension of PRA2010/11625)
LINDA electric blanket, Super Slumber / Sleep Safe
Blankets sold at Harris Scarfe (NSW, SA, TAS and VIC) between March 2009 and November 2009 were recalled in May 2010.
In May 2011, GSM announced that the recall had been extended to include electric blankets sold at BIG W stores nationally from March 2007 to November 2009.
Models: SUPSLMAN-LS, SUPSLMAN-LS/F, SUPSLMAN-DQ, SUPSLMAN-DQ/F, SPLSFW-LS/F, SPLSFW-DQ/F, SSPSFW-K/F, SUPSLMAN-LS/TD
Batch Codes: WE001/0702, WE001/0704, WE001/0708, WE001/0709, WE001/0711, WE001/0714, WE001/0804, WE001/0807, WE001/0813 and WE001/0815
What are the defects?
In instances where there is a severe bend in the electrical supply lead located at the connector to the blanket, there is a risk of an electrical short circuit.
What are the hazards?
Possibility of electric shock/electrocution or fire.
Dates available for sale
1st March 2004 - 30th November 2009
Where the product was sold
Traders who sold this product
BIG W and Harris Scarfe
Gerard Sourcing & Manufacturing
What should consumers do?
To ensure ongoing safe operation, GSM International has arranged to provide replacement controllers.
Consumers should phone 1300 373 199 or email email@example.com Between 9:00am - 4:00pm (Mon - Fri) to make arrangements for the replacement controller(s) to be sent to you.
To assist in the recall process, please inspect your blanket to confirm that your model number and batchcode is included in the recall.
Advertisements and supporting documentation
GSMART Linda Electric Blanket Recall.pdf (2.5 MB)