Kmart recalls kitchen appliance due to fire danger

Kmart has issued a recall for Kambrook microwaves.

Shoppers all around Australia are being alerted about Kmart’s latest recall on a kitchen appliance. If you or someone you know has purchased the Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L (model KMO400), please immediately stop using the appliance and unplug it from the socket outlet. According to the recall notice, the product has a potential component failure and the defect may result in a fire, potentially causing injury to consumers or damage to surrounding area. If you have this product, please return the unit to any Kmart store nationally in exchange for a replacement Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L (KMO400).

Recall Information

Production Date Code (PDC): 833-1321, inclusive
Dates available for sale: 1 September 2008 – 1 September 2013

Consumers should contact Kambrook on 1800 500 188 (8.30am –5.00pm AEST, Monday to Friday), email (link sends e-mail) or visit (link is external) to register for further information.

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How to check if your product is affected

Please read the instructions from the ACCC on how to check your microwave.


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