Waeco CF-40 and CF-50 portable fridges recalled due to fault

By: Laura Gray

Waeco has recalled two popular portable compressor fridge/freezer models over a fault which can lead to the products overheating and melting, causing burns.

Waeco CF-40 and CF-50 portable fridges recalled due to fault
The Waeco CF-40 and CF-50 fridges have been recalled.

The CF-40 and CF-50 portable compressor fridge/freezers have a controller failure which has led to the recall.


The models recalled by Waeco are:

CF-40AC VER.B - Portable compressor fridge/freezer 40L, full model number CF-40AC VER.B; ASerial number range: 63900001 to 63900550 & 64200001 to 64200100.

CF-50AC VER.B - Portable compressor fridge/freezer 50 litres (full model number CF-50AC VER.B), Serial number range: 63900001 to 63900500 & 64000001 to 64000100.

The recalled products were sold between October 20, 2016 and December 5, 2016.


The recalled fridges were supplied by Dometic Australia and were sold in BCF, Ray's Outdoors, Anaconda, Seabreeze Industries, Burrell Outdoors, Bairnsdale Electrics, Tackle World & Outdoors Mandurah, Auto One Australia, and Freddy's Fishing & Outdoors in all states and territories of Australia.


People who own either of the recalled models should mmediately disconnect the product from its power source and stop using it immediately. You should return the product to your nearest service agent for repair.

Consumers can find their nearest service agent by calling 1800 21 21 21 (Mon-Fri 8am to5pm AEST, or by emailing qldservice@dometic.com.au