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Recall - Novelty Lighters

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16 Oct 2017

Children may mistake these lighters for toys. If children play with the lighters they risk suffering serious burn injuries.

MRK Distributors Pty Ltd — Novelty Lighters

PRA No.
2017/16295
Date published
19 Sep 2017

Product description

Novelty cigarette lighters in the shape of a horse head or elephant head.

Horse barcode 8717928092193
Elephant barcode 8717928092179

 

What are the defects?

The lighters are subject to Consumer Protection Notice No. 18 of 2011 Permanent ban on toy-like novelty cigarette lighters.

What are the hazards?

Children may mistake these lighters for toys. If children play with the lighters they risk suffering serious burn injuries.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who purchased the lighters should immediately stop using them and contact MRK Distributors Pty Ltd or return the lighters to the place of purchase to arrange an exchange or full refund of the purchase price.

For further information, consumers can contact MRK Distributors Pty Ltd on 0410 650 177 or email mrkdistributors@optusnet.com.au or go to http://www.mrkdistributors.com.au(link is external)

Traders who sold this product

TSG, Cignall, Free Choice tobacconists

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 2 June 2015 - 6 December 2016

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

 
Product category

Content and image source:  Product Safety Australia