For more information regarding product recalls relating to electrical equipment go to Product Safety Australia (external link).
BMW Australia Ltd — MINI HV Wallbox Gen II with charging socket - Electric Vehicle Charger
MINI HV Wallbox Gen II with charging socket.
Wall charger for electric vehicle.
Affected unit has a charging socket and removable charging cable.
Part number 61 90 2 472 423 printed on the side label.
What are the defects?
The product does not comply with the Australian electrical safety standard.
The charging socket version fails to meet the certification and labelling requirements and the product is not certified for use in Australia.
What are the hazards?
Risk of electric shock or fire causing serious injury or death.
What should consumers do?
Please contact BMW Australia Ltd and affected consumers will be provided with a replacement unit that complies with the applicable safety standard. BMW will organise a licensed electrician to remove the non-complying unit and install the replacement Wallbox at no charge.
For further information, please contact the BMW Group Interaction Centre on 133 269 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm AEST) email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bmw.com.au
Energy storage systems home batteries - LG Energy Solution Australia
LG Energy Solution Australia (LG ES) has recalled certain LG batteries that were supplied as part of Energy Storage Systems (ESS).
- All together approximately 7438 units are affected and these units have been sold across Australia and New Zealand.
- LG ES is aware of at least 9 incidents in Australia.
- Affected models include:
- RESU7H Type-R
- S/A Gen2 1P (EM048063P3S4)
- S/A Gen2 2P (EM048126P3S7)
- The affected ESS Home Batteries are equipped with cells from all production lots manufactured between April 2017 and September 2018.
- Affected units can be identified using their serial numbers. Visit https://www.lgessbattery.com/au Click on "Battery Recall: Free Replacement Campaign" to check the battery's serial number.
- Additional recall information is available on the Product Safety Australia website.
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