Ozito Industries Pty Ltd — Ozito Portable Electric Blower

PRA number

2015/14623

Published date

Product description

Handheld 220-240VAC, 1800W electric blower for home use

Model Number: OZBL 1800WA
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Photograph of Ozito Blower Batch Number
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Identifying features

Other identifying numbers

Approval Number: SGSE/090049 11-02-2001; Batch Numbers (located near the air intake vent as shown in the pictures above) - 0901A, 0901C, 0903E, 0905C, 0906D, 0907D, 0908D, 1003, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1102, 1103, 1104, 1105, 1107, 1108, 1109, 1111, 1112, 1202, 1204, 1205, 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209, 1211, 1212.

What are the defects?

The impeller can break during use and rupture the casing, giving access to live parts and releasing sharp objects at high speed.

What are the hazards?

The defect poses a risk of electric shock and/or injuries from sharp objects at high speed. The defect has occurred and caused a number of injuries to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Stop using the blower immediately and unplug it from the power point.

Check the batch number of the blower (as shown above) to see if you have the recalled product.

If so, contact Ozito on 1800 069 486 and then visit your nearest Bunnings store to arrange an upgrade (https://www.bunnings.com.au/ozito-power-x-change-18v-blower-kit_p3381084) or a refund.

For further information, email Ozito at enquiries@ozito.com.au

Traders who sold this product

Bunnings Warehouse

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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