Schneider Electric is recalling a range of RCDs - also known as safety switches.
The RCDs are likely installed in hospitals, aged care facilities and schools. They may also be in homes where the occupant has medical home care.
The devices were sold between 1 July 2017 and 15 October 2020 and include the following models of socket outlets and service panels:
- ML2025RC10-WE, ML2025RC10-RD, ML2025RC10-DB, ML2025RC10C-BG
- ML2031RC10-WE, ML2031RC10-RD, ML2031RC10-DB, ML2031RC10-BG
- ML2031VRC10-WE, ML2031VRC10-RD, ML2031VRC10-DB, ML2031VRC10-BG
- 2025RC10-DB, 2025RC10-RD, 2025RC10-WE, 2025RC10-BG, 2025RC10-CM, 2025RC10-BK
- 2031RC10- WE, 2031RC10-RD, 2031RC10-DB, 2031RC10-BG
- 2031VRC10-RD, 2031VRC10-WE
- C2025RC10-BK, C2025RC10-RD, C2025RC10-WE, C2025RC10-CM
The recall relates to models with a manufacturing date code between 1 July 2017 to 15 October 2020. The date code is found on the grid on the bottom side of the product after removing the detachable cover, see example below.
Risk of electric shock.
The socket outlet RCD may not trip at the correct current limit, as required by electrical safety standards.
Electrical workers should review all work since 1 July 2017 that involved the installation of Clipsal 10mA socket outlets and service panel RCDs. Let the home or business owner know about the risk of electric shock and advise them to contact Clipsal to arrange rectification.
Stop using these products and if you see or work on one let the home or business owner know.
Consumers should check if they have this product installed. If they do, check the manufacture date code and part number by removing the detachable cover only. If the model is affected, stop using it and contact Clipsal to arrange rectification.
For more information, contact Clipsal or phone 137 328.