The Ultrasonic Pest Repeller sold by Artistic Living through GrabOne is being recalled because it does not meet electrical safety standards and may cause electric shock and fire.
Update on 4 September: Ultrasonic pest repellers sold by Artistic Living Limited through Trade Me, DailyDo, Yazoom and Groupon have also been recalled. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (09) 273 0268. Pest repellers with the brand name 'Ultimate' and sold through Mitre 10 and Hammer Hardware were recalled in June - www.consumer.org.nz/articles/recall-plug-in-pest-repellers.
The product was imported and sold by Artistic Living Limited on 3 March 2014 at www.grabonestore.co.nz.
What to do
- Customers should immediately unplug the unit and not use it again.
- Destroy by bending pins over and throw out in the rubbish.