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Recall- Commonwealth Bank of Australia—Cosmic Light Beam Torch

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27 Aug 2015

Product Safety Australia have recalled the Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaŚCosmic Light Beam Torch given to children as part of the School Banking program due to a potential button battery hazard.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia—Cosmic Light Beam Torch is a penlight torch.

The defect is that the button batteries in the torch may be accessed by children.

The hazard is that if young children gain access to the button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death.

Consumers should safely dispose of the torch. Queries may be directed to the school's School Banking Co-ordinator or the School Banking Helpdesk on 1800 674 496, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (AEST).

Source: Product Safety Australia