What are the defects?
Complete shut-off of the cylinder valve may be delayed for some minutes following removal of hand/brazing torch from the cylinder.
What are the hazards?
The defect will result in leakage of gas from the cylinder, creating a risk of fire or explosion.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the cylinder and any torch to which the cylinder is attached. Any partially used cylinders should immediately be vented/purged outdoors in a well-ventilated, remote area in accordance with standard industry safety procedures. Emptied and new/unused cylinders should be returned to the place of purchase for replacement or full refund of the purchase price.
Traders who sold this product
Plumbing and refrigeration merchants and other industrial outlets throughout Australia.
Where the product was sold