Product Recall - Portable camping butane heater

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Consumer

A product recall has been issued for the Companion COMP243 and Adventuridge 41480 portable camping butane heater.

The portable camping heater is designed for outdoor use only and requires a disposable 220G Butane Gas Cartridge for operation.

The Companion COMP243 was available in various camping stores from 01.03.2015. The Adventuridge 41480 was available for sale in ALDI Stores from 21.03.2015.

If not used strictly according to manufacturers instructions, there is a danger to public safety. Consumers may be at risk of injury or death from Carbon Monoxide poisoning if the appliance is not used in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions - outdoor use only.

Consumers should stop using the product immediately. A replacement unit is being tested and finalised. Consumers can register to receive a replacement unit.

For further information, please call Companion Brands Customer Service Line on 1300 555 197 and select option 3 (warranty), email productsafety@companionbrands.com.au or visit www.recalls.gov.au

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19 Nov 2015

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