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Masters Home Improvement—Olsent Weatherproof Outdoor Power Kit

PRA number: 2014/14290
Date published: 28th August 2014

Product information

Product description

The Olsent Weatherproof Outdoor Power Kit includes a weatherproof box, electrical timer and a 4 outlet power board. Two different models of power board were supplied at different times – only the LA025B power boards are being recalled.
The model LA025B and the electrical approval marking SAA111929EA are located on the bottom of the power board.

Identifying features

LA025B power boards

What are the defects?

The electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of overheating and fire.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st November 2013 - 26th August 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

This product was sold in Masters Home Improvement stores across Australia from November 2013 to 26th August 2014.

Supplier

Masters Home Improvement a division of Woolworths Ltd

Supplier's web site

http://www.masters.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the LA025B powerboard and return it to their nearest Masters Home Improvement store to receive a replacement 4 way power board.

Customers wishing to return the complete product (weatherproof enclosure,
timer and power board) will be offered a full refund.

The other parts of the Weatherproof Outdoor Power Kit (the weatherproof box and timer) are not affected by the recall and can continue to be used.

Masters Home Improvement apologises for any inconvenience caused. If further information is required customers are invited to call: Masters Toll-free Customer Service Number 1300 337 707.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Press ad Olsent Powerboard Recall.pdf (130.6 KB)