Product Recalls

Makita Chainsaws - Various 2 Stroke Models

Makita Chainsaw Model Numbers

  • DCS6401 64cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
  • DCS7301 72.6cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
  • DCS7900 78.5cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
  • DCS7901 78.5cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw

Download Product Safety Recall Notice for location of Model and Serial Numbers.

In the interest of user safety, Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd is undertaking a recall of Makita Chainsaws with the model numbers DCS6401, DCS7301, DCS7900 and DCS7901 for a non-compliant chain brake function.

Defect: The chain brake operation does not comply with ISO 13772.

Hazard: Users may be injured by contact with the rotating chain if the chain brake does not activate when kickback is experienced.

What to do: Makita recommends customers immediately stop using the chainsaw, drain any fuel/oil and take the tool to your nearest Makita service centre for a no charge repair of the chain brake mechanism. Follow the below link to locate your nearest Authorised Makita Service Agent: https://www.makita.com.au/component/com_dealer_locator/Itemid,219/view,map/ or for assistance to locate your nearest Authorised Makita Service Agent contact Makita on 1300 361 690 between 8am and 5pm (AEST). Customers may also return the product to their place of purchase for repair to be arranged on their behalf.

QUELL QPI9010 DUAL SENSOR SMOKE ALARM

QUELL BRANDED DUAL SENSOR (PHOTOELECTRIC AND IONISATION) SMOKE ALARM (DC / BATTERY POWERED) MANUFACTURED BETWEEN 10 SEPTEMBER 2016 AND 13 OCTOBER 2017

DEFECT:
In limited instances a yellow protective cap may have been left on one of the two smoke sensors in affected products during the manufacturing process. 
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HAZARD:
The presence of the yellow protective cap on the smoke sensor compromises the smoke alarms’ ability to detect smoke.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE THIS PRODUCT:

  • Using the guide provided, visually inspect the product through the opening on the side of the alarm for the presence of a yellow cap
  • If a yellow cap is present, immediately contact Quell to receive instructions and request a free replacement smoke alarm
  • DO NOT remove or return the affected smoke alarm until after receiving and installing the replacement alarm

HOW TO CONTACT QUELL:

  • Call us on 1800 654 435 (toll-free) from 8.30 to 17.00 AEST Monday to Friday
  • Email: quell-recall@chubb.com.au

Makita Line Brushcutter Model EM2600L, EM2600U and Trimmer Model ER2600L

What products are affected?
This recall affects Makita Line Trimmer Model ER2600L and Brushcutters (Models EM2600L, EM2600U). Please click here for more information.

What are the defects?
The fuel tank seal & fuel lines may leak petrol.

What should you do?
Consumers should check the model and production date of the line trimmer, then go to http://www.makita.com.au/recall (link is external) or call Makita on 1300 361 690 between 8am and 5pm (AEST). If the model and production date is within the affected range consumers should stop using the line trimmer immediately and drain the fuel tank. Consumers should then take the product to their nearest Makita Service Centre for a replacement of the fuel tank seal & fuel lines, or contact Makita on 1300 361 690 to arrange the repair at an authorised service agent.

Bosch Orbital Sander (various models) manufactured by Robert Bosch (Aust) Pty Ltd

Please be advised there is an urgent PRODUCT RECALL for Bosch Orbital Sander (various models) manufactured by Robert Bosch (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Please download this Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice to identify affected models and serial number and for instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Bosch PSS Sander Series PSS 2, PSS 20, PSS 190, PSS 200, PSS 250 and PSS 2000. Serial number 786xxxxxx - 788xxxxxx. Sold to Australian hardware stores from June 2007 to August 2009.

Defect: A defect of the ventilation wheel could cause a break of the device housing.

Hazard: If the housing is broken then smaller parts of the ventilation wheel could be ejected, and the risk of injury cannot be excluded. There is the possibility of electric shock if live components were exposed from broken housing, although there have been no reported incidents of this.

What to do: We kindly ask that consumers immediately stop using the sander and visit www.sandercare.com to find out if the sander is affected. Alternatively contact the hotline on 0011 800 8364 6704 for details on how to receive a replacement model.

Contact Details
Website: www.bosch-do-it.com.au or www.sandercare.com
Sander Hotline (freecall): 0011 800 8364 6704
Email: CustomerService.PT@au.bosch.com
We apologise to our retailers and customers for any inconvenience it has caused.

Loctite Aviation Gasket #3 in the 50ml pack size by Henkel Australia

Henkel Australia would like to inform you of a recent quality issue that has been raised with our Loctite Aviation Gasket #3 in the 50ml pack size. Particular batches of this product have been found to have separation issues.

PLEASE CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Gorilla Extension Ladder 150kg Industrial

Please be advised that as per ACCC requirements, the Gorilla Extension Ladder 150kg Industrial has been recalled as the ladder does NOT perform to the 150kg load capacity as claimed.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Blitzem! Wasp Killer & Nest Destroyer Aerosol, batch number 448A DOM261114

Please be advised that as per ACCC requirements, the Blitzem! Wasp Killer & Nest Destroyer Aerosol has been recalled. Products with a batch number 448A DOM261114 are affected by the recall.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Shark Navigator Lift-Away Vacuum Cleaner

Please be advised that as per ACCC requirements, Shark Navigator Lift-Away Vacuum Cleaner models as below have been recalled. Shark Navigator Lift-Away Vacuum Cleaner NV350NZ and Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional Vacuum Cleaner NV356NZ are both affected by the recall.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

GAF Control “Heller and Sunair” brand of portable room heaters rated at 1800w-2000w

Please be advised that as per ACCC requirements, the GAF Control “Heller and Sunair” brand of portable room heaters rated at 1800w-2000w have been recalled. Heller brand products - FHH06 , FHH15, FHH20 & FHH20A and Sunair brand products - SFH06, SFH15, SFH20, SFH20A are all affected by the recall.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Twin Portable Butane Cookers – Model No’s. Buy Right - MPC2070, Gasmate PC2075 and PC2080 by Sitro Group Australia Pty Ltd

Please be advised that as per ACCC requirements, Sitro Group Australia Pty Ltd is undertaking a voluntary recall of the Twin Portable Butane Cookers – Model No’s. Buy Right - MPC2070, Gasmate PC2075 and PC2080 with a date of manufacture from 48/13 on the data label located on the rear of the product.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.

Freestyle Chlorine Liquid manufactured by Pool Resources (Zodiac)

Please be advised there is an urgent PRODUCT RECALL for Freestyle Chlorine Liquid manufactured by Pool Resources (Zodiac). This product recall applies to ALL 5Lt containers of Freestyle Chlorine Liquid (Product Code: 1004305) with the APN 9310210104704 irrespective of the lid colour, the store brand name or the State.

Please CLICK HERE for the Consumer Product Safety Recall Notice which provides instructions for those who have purchased this product.