Kmart Australia Ltd—Homemaker 2 Slice and 4 Slice Stainless Steel Toasters

PRA number

2011/12620

Published date

Product description

Homemaker 2 slice and 4 slice toasters with a stainless steel finish, distinguished by a red 'cancel' button.
2 slice toaster
4 slice toaster
rating
Identifying features
Homemaker 4 slice stainless steel toaster: Keycode 40615530 Model HMDHT-400 RCM N15151 Homemaker 2 slice stainless steel toaster: Keycode 40615592 Model HMDHT-100 RCM N15151

Other identifying numbers

Homemaker 4 slice stainless steel toaster:
Keycode 40615530
Model HMDHT-400
RCM N15151

Homemaker 2 slice stainless steel toaster:
Keycode 40615592
Model HMDHT-100
RCM N15151

What are the defects?

Some of the toasters have a faulty switch, causing the heating element to remain live when the lever is up and the toaster appears to be turned off.

What are the hazards?

The item poses a potential electrocution hazard. Contact with the heating element may result in a severe electric shock of 240V.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the toaster immediately and return the product to Kmart for a refund.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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