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Recall- Big W - Back to School Backpack Bundle

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25 Jan 2016

Product Safety Australia have recalled the Big W- Back to School Backpack Bundle due to a potential hazard with the drink bottles.

The Big W- Back to School Backpack Bundle is a bundle of a backpack containing a water bottle, lunch bag and pencil case which was sold nationally at Big W stores from the 21st December 2015 - 20th January 2016.

The defect is that rubber top on the bottle may become loose during use resulting in it detaching from the bottle.

The hazard is that the detached rubber top may pose a potential choking hazard.

The identifying features of the backpack bundles sold are as follows:

944011 4PC BACKPACK BNDLE CLR PURPLE/PINK
944008 4PC BACKPACK BNDLE CLR BLACK/GREY
944009 4PC BACKPACK BNDLE CLR BLUE/ORANGE
944010 4PC BACKPACK BNDLE CLR LIME/GREY
944004 4PC PRINT BPACK ST DESIGN CAMOUFLAGE
944007 4PC PRINT BPACK ST DESIGN PINEAPPLE
944005 4PC PRINT BPACK ST DESIGN FLAMINGO
944006 4PC PRINT BPACK ST DESIGN SOCCER

Customers should immediately cease using the water bottle and return it to any BIG W store for a refund.

To view the product safety recall notice, click here.

Source and image source: Product Safety Australia