Jaycar mains timer recalled due to risk of electric shock

Jaycar Electronics has recalled a mains timer. Picture: PRODUCT SAFETY AUSTRALIA

Jaycar Electronics 240 volt 12-hour Programmable Mains Timer has been recalled due to the risk of electric shock.

The powertech 12-hour programmable timer for wall sockets has been available nationally and online from Jaycar Australia and was available for sale from 5 January to 15 February 2024.

The timer does not comply with the relevant Australian standard as it may not allow appliances connected to it to earth correctly due to insulation material being present on the earth plug pin.

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Consumers should return to their place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Jaycar by phone on 1800 022 888 or on the Jaycar website.