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Product Safety Recall - Swift Appliance Group 500 Series Cooker/Grill and Cooktops

Recall update: free inspection and remedy service

28 October 2022

A free inspection and possible repair service is now available for recalled models of Swift gas caravan cookers.

Read the media release from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to learn more.

Recall information

What are the defects?

A part of the gas supply pipe in the front left burner may break or develop a hole. This can cause the gas to leak.

What are the hazards?

If the gas leaks in the presence of an ignition source this can lead to an explosion and/or fire, which may result in serious illness, injury or death.

The defect has caused incidents that have caused serious injuries and burns.

Product description

500 Series Cooker/Grill and Cooktops

Date of manufacture

Recommendation

Between 1 January 2019 and 31 May 2020 (inclusive)

  • have been recalled – Follow instructions under 'What should consumers do?' section below.

Before 1 January 2019

  • are not subject to recall – consumers can continue to use these cookers as per the instructions for use provided with the appliance.

On or after 1 June 2020

  • are not subject to recall – consumers can continue to use these cookers as per the instructions for use provided with the appliance.

To identify affected appliances, open the glass lid and check the model number on the data plate that is located on the inside front left side of the lid.

For further information about the recall, go to the ACCC Product safety website (external link).

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What should consumers do?

For cookers manufactured between 1 January 2019 and 31 May 2020 (inclusive):

  1. Turn the front left burner control knob to the off position, remove the knob and store it out of reach of other users.
  2. DO NOT USE the front hotplate left burner. The other burners and the electric hotplate can be used.
  3. Contact Swift Appliance Group to arrange for your cooker to be inspected. Swift will repair the cooker, if required.

Contact details: to arrange an inspection and repairs (if required) contact Swift Appliance Group:

It is recommended that consumers install a gas leak detector inside the cupboard underneath the gas cooker unit if the caravan or motorhome is intended to travel off-road.

Updated: 16 Nov 2022

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