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Urgent recall of Panasonic headphones from Harvey Norman and Bing Lee over fear they could go MOULDY

Urgent recall of Panasonic headphones sold at Harvey Norman and Bing Lee over fears they could go MOULDY

  • Panasonic recalled a headphones and case set with model number RP-HD610N
  • The recall is from a manufacturing fault which may cause mould inside the case 
  • Panasonic say the defect may pose a risk to people with weak immune systems 
  • They have offered to replace the set with another item from their range for free

Panasonic have issued an urgent recall on a model of their headphones over fears they could go mouldy.

The tech giant has recalled a headphones and case set with model number RP-HD610N as they could pose a risk to people with weak immune systems. 

The recall is due to a manufacturing fault on the inside of the headphones case. 

‘Manufacturing residue may remain on the inner pocket of the carry cases that were provided with the headphones and may cause mould to form (Aspergillus),’ a Panasonic product safety recall notice reads. 

Panasonic have recalled a headphones and case set with model number RP-HD610N due to a manufacturing fault where the inside of the case may go mouldy

‘The affected products are not likely to cause any adverse health effects in healthy individuals, however may pose a risk to people with weakened immune systems.’

The headphones were available at a number of tech stores including Harvey Norman, Bing Lee, Betta and Retravision Stores.

Panasonic have urged customers to stop using the headphones and offered to replace them with another item from their range.

‘Consumers should cease using the product and check for residue in their carrying case and contact Panasonic to arrange for a replacement product, free of charge,’ the recall reads.

Panasonic have urged customers to stop using the headphones and offered to replace them with another item from their range

Panasonic have urged customers to stop using the headphones and offered to replace them with another item from their range

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