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SafeTech Hardware Australia Pty Ltd — Keyed striker component of SafeTech Top Pull Latch, SafeTech T

PRA No. 2018/16692 Date published 29 Mar 2018 Product description Key lockable striker component of the lockable pool gate latches SafeTech Top Pull Pool Gate Latch (Key Lockable) G8Safe Top Pull Pool Gate Latch (Key Lockable) SafeTech TriLatch (Key Lockable) G8Safe TriLatch (Key Lockable) These products are also available for purchase as part of the following kits: SafeTech Trade Packs (Key Lockable) G8Safe Megapack (Key Lockable)

What are the defects? The products do not comply with Australian Standard AS1926.1 2012 Safety Barriers for Swimming Pools section (b). If the gate is open, turning the key in the striker component of the gate latch may cause the gate to remain locked in the open position. What are the hazards? If the gate latch remains locked in the open position, it will not prevent unsupervised access to the pool area, posing a potential drowning risk. What should consumers do? Consumers should immediately disable the key lock mechanism by removing the key from the striker or filling the key hole with a waterproof adhesive. Consumers should register their details by phoning 1300 034 096 or visiting Consumers will be offered either a keyless striker or a replacement lockable striker for the latch. The replacement product will come with "How to Change Your Striker" instructions. These instructions will also be available via Supplier SafeTech Hardware Australia Pty Ltd Traders who sold this product Bunnings Australia Wholesale distributors and trade suppliers, including gate and fencing contractors Where the product was sold Nationally International Dates available for sale

  • 1 January 2014 - 21 March 2018

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