Infinity electrical cable recall

On August 27, 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission published a product recall for Infinity electrical cables due to safety concerns.

Infinity cables were supplied in all states and territories, except the Northern Territory. The relevant periods of cable supply are:

  • 2010-2013, NSW
  • 2011-2013, ACT
  • 2012-2013, VIC, Qld, SA & WA
  • 2013, TAS

According to the ACCC, the cables don’t pose an immediate safety threat, however testing has found that the cables will degrade prematurely and if they are disturbed, the insulation could break and expose live conductors, resulting in possible electric shock or fires.