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Recall of Certain ECCO Rechargeable LED Work/Utility Lamps

Launceston, Tasmania 14 October 2016

Hazard Systems Pty Ltd, the Australian division of ECCO Safety Group (headquartered in Boise, Idaho USA) is conducting a safety recall of its first generation rechargeable LED Work/Utility lamp – a portable, magnetic-mountable LED work/utility lamp powered by a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery. Due to a suspected manufacturing issue with one of the components, the product may overheat and present a risk of fire. Although recent analysis points to possible manufacturing variations in the production of the battery cell as the potential cause of the failures to date, a specific defect in the product or its components has not been identified. To date, there have been no reported incidents in respect of this product in Australia or New Zealand.

This recall applies to worklamps manufactured from April 15, 2014 through November 19, 2015 with the following model numbers:

EW2461EW2461-AU

The model number and date of manufacture can be found on the box and on the lamp, as shown below:


Model Number, Shown On Top Label


Date code on Lamp Base, Format YYYYMMDD (First 8 Digits)


ECCO Rechargeable LED Work/Utility Lamps Product Recall
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If the box has a green sticker or if the label states “Rev. B,” it is not part of this recall. If neither of these are present, you must still check the date code to determine whether it falls within the recall range.

What to do

Owners of the recalled lamps should stop using them and return them to the place of purchase as soon as possible for a replacement (if available) or refund.

Contact details

For more information on the recall, please call Hazard System's Customer Service Department at 1800 815 000 (Australia) 0800 815 000 (New Zealand) or by email at rwalker@eccogroup.com or visit www.eccosafetygroup.com.au/ecco-ew2461-recall.

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About ECCO Safety Group (ESG):

ESG is an umbrella organization providing centralized, global support to its business units. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho (USA), ESG operates nine manufacturing facilities on four continents, along with an additional four sales offices in Europe, Australia and China, together employing 900 team members. Globally, ESG serves more than 3,000 OEM, private label, fleet, and aftermarket customers in a range of industries from heavy construction and material handling to utilities and emergency services.


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