Electrolux Home Products fridge recalled by ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recalled the faulty Electrolux Home Products Beefeater Refrigerator series on Tuesday after concerns were raised about safety.

Sold both nationally and internationally, the fridges being recalled include the single and double door versions designed for outdoor use Water can penetrate the sealed electrical control board located on the rear of the refrigerator,” the ACCC warned.

“The refrigerator may cause a fire, posing a risk of injury to a consumer, and damage to property.”

Affected stock include model numbers BS28200 and BS28130 and have serial numbers ranging from 72900000 to 95299999 and 00100000 to 04599999 only.

Consumers are urged to check the serial number on their fridge. Picture: ACCC
Consumers are urged to check the serial number on their fridge. Picture: ACCC
Those products being recalled were sold at the following retailers:

Barbeques Galore
Bing Lee
JB Hi-Fi Group
Betta Stores
Winning Group
Hardings Hardware
Independent Gas Centre
Bi-Rite Electrical
Retravision Commercial
Spartan Electrical & Furniture
E & S
Dorsett Retail
Consumers are being urged to immediately turn the faulty fridge off, disconnect it from electricity and contact Electrolux to arrange for a free repair.

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