By Martin Vedris

SYDNEY: Chief Kitchenware Pty Ltd set up a toll free number, 1800 677 845, to handle consumer calls from a national recall on a range of the company’s Airflow bathroom heater exhaust fan and light combinations as there is a risk of the lamp holders overheating.

The toll free number is in operation from 9 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays, AEST.

Only models with two radiant heat globes are affected. The affected model numbers are: 6600R,WE; 660A,WE; 6601A,WE; 6600ATP,WE; 6600X,WE; 6600H,WE; and 6600D,WE.

Consumers are advised that if they have purchased one of these units, they should not use the product and should unscrew and remove the heat lamps for safe storage. The model number can be identified on the product label inside the unit behind the heat lamps. If a consumer has an affected model they are advised to call the recall hotline for further advice.