If you recently purchased the AirWalk Self-Balancing Electric Scooter on Scoopon or Catchoftheday, you need to stop using it. The ACCC has issued a safety recall on the product’s battery charger which failed to comply with Australian standards. There is a potential risk of electric shock.
AirWalk Self-Balancing Scooter was sold between 13 November and 16 December 2015 at daily deals sites Catchoftheday, Mumgo and Scoopon. Customers have been advised to stop using the charger immediately (if it’s currently plugged in, switch off the power at the socket outlet before removing it.)
Replacement chargers will be sent to all affected customers along with instructions on how to dispose of your faulty charger. To confirm your replacement is on the way, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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