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Recall - Elastic Luggage Straps, Assorted Children's Toys and Natural Latex Hot Water Bottles

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5 Jul 2017

Poses a risk of misuse, resulting in injury to the user; poses as a choking hazard if ingested and poses a risk of potential burns or serious injury.

What are the defects?

(a) The elastic luggage straps do not have the required warning label in accordance with Consumer Goods (Elastic luggage straps) Safety Standard 2017.
(b) The children’s toys contain batteries that can become accessible through normal use, which does not comply with Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003, as amended by Consumer Protection No. 1 of 2005.
(c) The hot water bottles do not meet the performance, physical and labelling requirements in accordance with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Hot Water Bottles) Regulations 2008.

What are the hazards?

Paragraph (a) - poses a risk of misuse, resulting in injury to the user.
Paragraph (b) – poses as a choking hazard if ingested.
Paragraph (c) – poses a risk of potential burns or serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using these products and contact Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd for either an exchange or a full refund of the purchase price.

Consumers can contact Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd by calling (03) 9543 5398 Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd is located at 15 Winterton Road, Clayton VIC 3168.

Supplier
Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Victoria

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (link is external) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

 
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Content and image source: Product Safety Australia