Product Safety Recall: Lightforce LiFePO4 Battery Charger Power Cords with Missing Earth Pins
Some Lightforce 170mm Handheld Lights with LiFePO4 batteries and some Lightforce LiFePO4 Battery Chargers supplied between January 2014 and May 2018 may include power cords that do not have an earth pin.
The missing pin does not pose a risk for users of the battery charger but could result in an electrical shock causing serious injury or death if the power cord is used with another 240V appliance that requires an earth pin.
Consumers or stockists who purchased the following products should stop using the affected power cord immediately and contact Lightforce Customer Service on 1800 03 03 08 to arrange a return and replacement.
Up to 1,042 individual units of the following products may be affected:
- LIGHTFORCE 170MM LIGHTS WITH LIFEPO4 BAG PACKS
(WALK170HIDLIFE, WALK170LIFE, WALK170LIFEVP)
- LIGHTFORCE BATTERY KITS & CHARGERS
(BP7LIFE, BCLP7-2, CBLP6, CBLP9C, CBLPBC), and
- POWER CORDS (LPLEADAU).
35 years of innovation in high-performance lighting
Designed in Australia, Lightforce products are tested in some of the harshest environments in the world including the USA, Australia, Sweden and Africa; places with extreme terrain and climate differences.
The Lightforce head office is based in Adelaide, South Australia and employs over 70 trained staff. The business has evolved into a sophisticated combination of designers, engineers, quality systems, product management, warehousing, sales, customer service and manufacturing functions across two primary locations in Australia and the USA.
Over 70% of the Lightforce range of driving and handheld lights continue to be manufactured in Australia, including the HTX, Genesis LED and Venom LED. In fact, we have actively on0shored the manufacture of LED lights in the past 18 months to deliver optimum product quality and performance.
Lightforce has a formidable reputation as a global leader in innovative design and excellence in the manufacture of high performance and durable lighting systems. Ongoing development has opened up new markets and our award-winning range of modular accessories has helped increase demand to the point where we now export to over 50 countries worldwide.
With more than 35 years’ experience, Lightforce is now a global leader in portable professional lighting systems as well as driving lights, rifle-scope optics and lighting accessories.
Lightforce has always been and will continue to be a pioneering force in the industry.
Lightforce have a team of engineers and R&D managers both in Australia and the USA working with technologies and products to serve the needs of our customers. This not only gives Lightforce a clear competitive advantage but has also earned many prestigious Australian and international design awards.
Lightforce continues to see growth in customer loyalty and confidence right around the world.
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