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BIG W (Woolworths Limited)—Abode Electric Blankets (Re-Advertised Recall from August 2012)

PRA number: 2012/13255
Date published: 7th June 2013
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Product information

Product description

Abode Electric Blankets - Single, Single Fitted and Queen/Double with particular batch codes

Identifying features

Single: Model BA111 (Keycode: 7089466)
Single Fitted: Model BA211 (Keycode 7089527)
Queen/Double: Model BA212 (Keycode 7089619)

What are the defects?

The control cord may fatigue and cause an internal short circuit or overheating.

What are the hazards?

Affected units pose a fire hazard.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st March 2009 - 7th August 2012

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

BIG W

Supplier

BIG W (Woolworths Limited)

Supplier's web site

http://www.bigw.com.au

What should consumers do?

Customers should cease using this product. Customers are asked
to immediately return the product to any BIG W store for a full refund.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall Press Notice.pdf (567.4 KB)