Infinity and Olsent brand electrical cable recall
The faulty electrical cable, installed throughout Victoria during 2012 and 2013, poses a significant fire and electric shock risk and is still being used in homes and buildings across the state. It is reported that up to 22,000 buildings around Australia could be affected by the recall.
The 'TPS' and 'Orange Round' Infinity and Olsent branded electrical cables are subject to recall by the ACCC as they don't meet electrical safety standards due to the poor quality insulation which can become brittle prematurely. The fragile plastic coating may present a safety hazard if disturbed and broken resulting in a risk of electrical fire or shock.
What should you do?
If you built, renovated or had electrical work in your home or business carried out during 2012-2013 the ACCC recommends you speak to your builder or have a licenced electrician check your wiring. Do not attempt to inspect the electrical cables yourself.
Infinity electrical cable recall - act now before it's too late - ACCC
If you're unsure if you have the recalled electrical cable in your home and would like a licenced electrician to carry out an electrical safety inspection contact 1st Call Electrical Services on 1300 360 215 or complete our booking request form today.
For more information visit the ACCC website - www.accc.gov.au