HomeRecall categoriesElectricalWoolworths Ltd—“Essentials” 4 Outlet Power Board & “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards

Woolworths Ltd—“Essentials” 4 Outlet Power Board & “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards

PRA number: 2014/14436
Date published: 7th November 2014

Product information

Product description

- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, model: PB4S
- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, with 3 Metre lead, model: WH-4PBS
- “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Surge Protected Power Boards with 3 Metre Lead, Models: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS

Identifying features

- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, model: PB4S
- "Essentials" 4 outlet power board, surge protection, with 3 Metre lead, model: WH-4PBS
- “Chevron” 4 and 6 Outlet Surge Protected Power Boards with 3 Metre Lead, Models: WH-4PBS & WH-6PBS

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 2009 - 7th November 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W stores across Australia from December 2009 to November 2014

Supplier

Woolworths Ltd

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the power boards and return them to their nearest BIG W store or Woolworths Supermarkets store to receive a full refund.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall notice - BIG W and Woolworths.pdf (176.9 KB)