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Maxem Powerboard Recalled Over Fire, Shock Risk

Product Safety Australia (PSA) has recalled select Maxem Powerboards with Switches, distributed nationally from November 2018 to June 2019 by Yatsal Distributors.

The powerboards were sold nationally and internationally from general merchandise stores and discount variety stores.

PSA claims internal wiring may not be adequately secured and connected to the socket outlet, presenting the risk of electric shock or fire.

Affected SKUs include; ELS-0311, ELS-0312, ELSE-0313, ELS-0314, ELS-0315, ELS-0316, ELS-0317, ELS-0318, with model numbers; BBP-04, BBP-04SWP, BBP-04SW, BBP-04S, BBP-06, BBP-06S, BBP-06SW, BBP-06SWP.

Consumers are urged to cease using the powerboards immediately, and return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available via Yatsal Distributors (02 9755 8705, Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm AEST), or on Product Safety Australia’s website here.

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