The problem

An Ozito portable electric blower is being recalled because the impeller can break during operation. This may damage the outer enclosure of the blower, potentially exposing sharp objects and causing shock risk.

Details

The affected model is OZBL 1800WA with the following batch numbers:

  • 0901A, 0901C, 0903E, 0905C, 0906D, 0907D, 0908D
  • 1003, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012
  • 1102, 1103, 1104, 1105, 1107, 1108, 1109, 1111, 1112
  • 1202, 1204, 1205, 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209, 1211, 1212

The batch number label is located near the air intake vent.

The product was sold through Bunnings stores nationally from 20 February 2009 through 26 March 2015.

What to do

Stop using the blower immediately and unplug it. Contact Ozito on 0800 187 197 to obtain a reference number for a replacement blower or full refund.

For further information on this recall, contact Ozito at recall@ozito.com.au.