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Recall issued on common item sold at Aldi

Weak contact points in the device mean it could cause electricution or start a fire.
Weak contact points in the device mean it could cause electricution or start a fire.

A USB power point sold at Aldi is being recalled over fears it could be fatally faulty.

Weak contacts found within the WorkZone Double USB Power point mean that there is a risk of serious injury or death from fire or electrocution.

The product was sold from May 27 to August 4 in Aldi stores across the country.

Weak contact points in the device mean it could cause electricution or start a fire.
Weak contact points in the device mean it could cause electrocution or start a fire.
Consumers should immediately stop using the power point and either return it to any Aldi for a refund or arrange a free replacement.
Consumers should immediately stop using the power point and check if it is affected by the recall.

Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the product and check if it is affected by the recall.

Affected products have model numbers RPOD10U-AA and RPOD10U-AC and affected batch numbers are either 05/2023 or 07/2023

To find these numbers, the faceplate of the power point must be removed — they can be found in the centre of the device.

Those who have purchased products affected by the recall can return the product to any Aldi store for a full refund or a free replacement.