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Macpac NZ Ltd - Macpac Micro-Stove Recall

A recall notice for Macpac Micro-Stove supplied by Macpac NZ Ltd as the product does not meet the required gas safety standard. The threaded component may be difficult to connect to the butane canister.

Macpac NZ Ltd - Macpac Micro-Stove

PRA No.

2020/18315

Date published

29 Jun 2020

Product description

A small, portable butane burner appliance that can screw onto a portable butane canister.

The product is designed with a screw thread for attachment and 3 folding legs on which to place a small cooking vessel such as a pot.

The product is for use when hiking or camping in the wilderness.

Photograph of Macpac Micro-Stove

Photograph of Underneath Macpac Micro-Stove

Photograph of Macpac Micro-Stove Side

Photograph of Macpac Micro-Stove with Packaging

Identifying features

SKU

112253

Other

DOM 08/19

What are the defects?

The product does not meet the required gas safety standard. The threaded component may be difficult to connect to the butane canister.

What are the hazards?

Gas can leak for longer than the expected short burst when screwing the product onto the canister. If this occurs near an ignition source, the released flammable gas may ignite resulting in a fire or serious illness, injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Customers must stop using the product immediately and return it to their nearest Macpac retail store for a full refund. In addition to a refund, Macpac is offering customers a $20 store voucher upon returning the product.

For further information, consumers can contact Macpac Australia on 1800 325 215 or email customerservice@macpac.com.au or go to https://www.macpac.com.au/product-recall.html

Supplier

Macpac NZ Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Online

Dates available for sale

  • 15 October 2019 - 21 December 2019

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement.pdf (717.83 KB)

Responsible regulator

Natural Resources and Mines (QLD) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product category

Gas

Camping

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