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Popular Kmart Light Recall Issued Amid Electric Shock Fears – Stop Using Now!

One of Kmarts most popular lamps has been urgently recalled amid fears it could electrocute its user.  The Marmo Table Lamps with an inline switch has triggered a Kmart light recall over a defect which exposes live wires. There is a risk of serious injury or death from electric shock or electrocution.

‘The power cord may detach where it meets the inline switch, exposing live wires,’ ACCC reports when issuing the recall notice.

‘Electric shock incidents associated with this defect have occurred.’

If you have one of these lamps, here’s what to look for.

The lamps affected by this recall:

  • Key codes are either 42245209 or 42328384
  • Batch codes from 33/15 to 51/18
  • Sold between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2019.

What are the defects of this Kmart Light Recall?

The power cord may detach where it meets the inline switch, exposing live wires.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of serious injury or death from electric shock or electrocution. Electric shock incidents associated with this defect have occurred.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product, disconnect from mains power and cut the cord safely.

Return to your nearest Kmart or K Hub store for a refund or exchange for a new Marmo Table Lamp.

For more information contact Kmart Customer Service on 1800 124 125, Monday to Friday between 7.00 am – 6.00 pm AEST or visit www.kmart.com.au.


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