Rothenberger Australia Pty Ltd—“Rothenberger” and “Super Ego” Brand MAP/Pro Gas Cylinder

PRA number

2011/12974

Published date

Product description

Disposable steel gas cylinder (approx. 270mm x 70mm) containing 399.7 grams of compressed propylene gas for use with suitable brazing torches.
Roth
SEGO
Identifying features
Part Numbers: Rothenberger - 35663 (cylinder only); 35490U (Hotbox set) Super Ego - 35663C (cylinder only); 35490SE (Hotbox set) Batch numbers other than those commencing W10L or higher (batch number appears on baseplate of cylinder)

Other identifying numbers

Part Numbers:Rothenberger - 35663 (cylinder only); 35490U (Hotbox set)Super Ego - 35663C (cylinder only); 35490SE (Hotbox set)Batch numbers other than those commencing W10L or higher (batch number appears on baseplate of cylinder)

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

Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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