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Product recall extended for Moretti oil heaters

  • Product Safety Recall Notice

By: Nicole Harvey

Category: Incidents - Structure, Operational Information

  9.46 AM 8 May, 2017


Location: CFA HQ News, General

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The previous National Product Safety Recall issued in April 2017 involving the Moretti brand oil column heater has now been extended to include all Moretti and Click brand oil column heaters. 

The recalled heaters were sold nationally by Bunnings from 1 January 2017 to April 2017.

Which heaters are affected

The following models are affected by the recall.

Moretti brand oil column heaters:

Heater

Model

Bunnings Code Item Number

Batch / date code

5 fin model

MO-WWM6-5

4441771

12/16

7 fin model

MO-WWM6-7

4441773

12/16

7 fin model

YL-B12-7

4441744

12/16

11 fin model

WWM6-11T

4441774

12/16

11 fin model

RWOF-11T

4441743

10554

11 fin model

OFH-11LCD

4441977

10619

11 fin model

MC35B2

4441019

12/16

Click brand oil heater:

Heater

Model

Bunnings Code Item Number

Batch / date code

5 fin model

CDFP3-5

4441770

12/16

The model number and batch code are marked on the rating label which is located on the front panel of the heater.

Defect

A manufacturing defect may cause the heater to rupture when turned on allowing hot oil to spray out.

 

Hazard

Risk of fire and risk of scalding and burns from contacting hot oil.

 

Action Required

Customers should stop using their affected heaters immediately and return them to their nearest Bunnings store for a full refund.

Last Updated: 08 May 2017