Kmart recalls stoves over fears they could explode, burst into flames

People are being warned of a national recall involving portable gas stoves from Kmart, with fears they could explode or burst into flames.

The Active & Co Portable Single Burner Stove’s have been available for sale at Kmart stores between December 2015 – April 2017.

In a recall notice issued today, the department store urged customers to immediately stop using the product.


“Due to an issue with the manufacturing of the Active & Co product there have been instances where gas leakage could occur during operation,” the notice reads.

If this happens, there is the “possibility of fire or explosion”.

Customers have been told to return the product to any Kmart store for a full refund.

For further information, people can contact Kmart Customer Service on 1800 124 125 Monday-Friday between 7.00am-7.00pm or visit