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Eaton Quicklag ELQ-TW earth leakage circuit breaker

Identification

Eaton - earth leakage circuit breaker

A range of Eaton Quicklag ELQ-TW earth leakage circuit breakers (RCBOs) have been recalled by the suppliers due to risk of electrical fire.

The affected models can be identified by a green test button as shown in this image and are listed in the table. Models without a test button or with a white or an orange test button are not impacted by this recall.

The affected models were supplied nationally from 1 April 2004 to 15 December 2016. The RCBO has a serial number on the side from which the date of manufacture can be determined.

Current Rating/ Models

30mA 1 Pole

10mA 1 Pole

100mA 1 Pole

30mA 2 Pole

10A

ELQ110C3TW

ELQ110C1TW

ELQ110C10TW

ELQ216C3TW

16A

ELQ116C3TW

ELQ116C1TW

ELQ116C10TW

ELQ216C3TW

20A

ELQ120C3TW

ELQ120C1TW

ELQ120C10TW

ELQ220C3TW

25A

ELQ125C3TW

ELQ125C1TW

ELQ125C10TW

ELQ225C3TW

32A

ELQ132C3TW

ELQ132C1TW

ELQ132C10TW

ELQ232C3TW

Safety issue:

Risk of Fire

A non-compliant material has been used in the manufacture of a component. When operating under short circuit conditions the RCBO may put out ionised gases through the exhaust port which can lead to a fire.

Action required:

Building owners, managers and electrical contractors are urged to check switchboards or load centres for potentially affected RCBOs.

If you find a recalled RCBO model installed in a customer’s premises, you should notify them about the recall and have them contact the supplier to arrange for a replacement RCBO to be installed:

Supplier details:

Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 870 851

Website: www.eatoncorp.com.au/elqtw-r

Last updated
29 May 2017

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