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Home Timber & Hardware Group—Assorted Olsent Powerboards

PRA number: 2014/14374
Date published: 14th October 2014

Product information

Product description

Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet Wide w/SP Model: D06‐4F marked with Approval Identifier on unit: Q050594
Olsent Powerboard 6 Outlet Wide w/SP Model: D06‐6F marked with Approval Identifier on unit: Q050594
Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet 2 Pack Model: PG4PB marked with Approval Identifier on unit: RCM 5251
Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet Model: PG‐4PBS marked with Approval Identifier on unit: RCM5251

Identifying features

Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet Wide w/SP Model: D06‐4F marked with Approval Identifier on unit: Q050594
Olsent Powerboard 6 Outlet Wide w/SP Model: D06‐6F marked with Approval Identifier on unit: Q050594
Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet 2 Pack Model: PG4PB marked with Approval Identifier on unit: RCM 5251
Olsent Powerboard 4 Outlet Model: PG‐4PBS marked with Approval Identifier on unit: RCM5251

What are the defects?

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

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of overheating and fire.

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

This product was sold in Home Timber & Hardware, Plants Plus and Thrifty‐Link stores across Australia from July 2011 to September 2014

Supplier

Home Timber & Hardware Group

Supplier's web site

http://www.homehardware.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the 4 and 6 outlet power boards and return them to their nearest Home Timber & Hardware, Plants Plus and Thrifty‐Link store to receive a full refund.

Home Timber & Hardware Group apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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