Stuff (November): Five brands of panel heaters are being recalled nationwide because they may overheat and cause a fire.
The government Product Recall website instructs customers who have bought -
-Living and Co
- panel heaters are being asked to check if their heaters are affected and contact their supplier for a replacement.
The heaters were sold at Mitre 10, Mitre 10 Mega, The Warehouse, Hammer Hardware and Goldair stockists from February 2016.
All heaters with the following date codes are affected: 4615, 4715, 4815, 4915, 5015, 5115, 5215 and all ending in 16 or 17.
I wonder how this situation was detected. Fire service? Local service agent? Overseas experience?