ACCC issues urgent recall for popular caravans over fire risk fears

Published: November 29, 2023

An urgent recall notice has been issued for a popular caravan due to serious safety fears.

The Australian Consumer & Competition Commission (ACCC) has issued the recall notice for all towable Adria caravans sold from February 2, 2021, until October 10, 2023.

“The affected caravans may have excess sealant in the refrigerator vents located close to the gas burner,” said the ACCC. “There is a risk of serious injury from burns and/or property damage if the excess sealant ignites and catches fire.”

Anyone who has an affected caravan in urged to:

  • Stop using the gas burner immediately.
  • Isolate the gas supply
  • Contact AMH Products to arrange a fridge vent repair. AMH Products can be contacted  on or by phone on 1800 497 017

It is not clear how many people in Australia may have affected vans, which were also sold internationally during the period.

The models affected are: 361LT, 402PH, 472PK, 492DT, 542PH, 552PK and 552UP.

The ACCC says traders who sold this product are: Adelaide Apollo RV Sales, Brisbane Apollo RV Sales, Patto’s RV Centre, Kratzmann Caravan & Motorhomes, Melbourne Apollo RV Sales, Newcastle Apollo RV Sales, George Day Caravans and Motorhomes and SydneyRV.

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