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Sunbeam Corporation Limited—Heritage & Regency Electric Blankets by Sunbeam

PRA number: 2012/13270
Date published: 17th August 2012

Product information

Product description

Sunbeam Corporation is conducting a recall in relation to Regency electric blankets sold through Retravision stores and Heritage electric blankets sold in Myer stores between 2010 and 2012.

Identifying features

The model number of the affected products is identified on the care label sewn on to the blanket:
Regency model numbers: BA412R, BA415R, BA442R and BA445R
Heritage model numbers: BA412C, BA415C, BA442C and BA445C

Affected products can also be identified by the part number BL0215, moulded on the back of the detachable controller. Please see attached recall notice for a picture of the controller.

What are the defects?

The electrical cord may become fatigued and cause an internal short circuit or overheating.

What are the hazards?

Affected units pose a fire hazard.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st March 2010 - 22nd August 2012

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

(1) Heritage by Sunbeam - sold through Myer stores nationally, (2) Sunbeam Regency - sold through Retravision stores nationally

Supplier

Sunbeam Corporation Limited

Supplier's web site

http://www.sunbeam.com.au/

What should consumers do?

Customers are advised to cease using the products and call 1300 138 774 or visit www.sunbeam.com.au/recall to determine if their product is affected. If your product is affected a replacement will be provided.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Product Safety Recall Notice - Sunbeam Regency & Heritage Electric Blankets.pdf (76.1 KB)