& Scoopon—1m & 3m iPhone 5 Lightning Cable

Identifying features


What are the defects?

A manufacturing defect causes failure of the cable's USB connection.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, it causes overheating and melting of the USB connection's plastic housing and poses a fire hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Immediately cease using the cable and dispose of the product (in bin or via e-waste recycling). Consumers will be contacted via email in order to organise for a refund or an alternative remedy.

Traders who sold this product

Catchoftheday (via and Scoopon (via

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 14 December 2012 - 2 May 2013

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission