Product Liability Law & Lawyers

You are allowed to make a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a faulty product that can be shown to have caused you personal injury. This covers a wide range of products; including, but not limited to, electrical goods, cosmetics, toys, furniture, equipment and all other dangerous, unsafe or defective products and goods.

If you believe you have a product liability claim for compensation, then please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, or click here.

Product Liability Claims

The four main ways in which a manufacturer can be found to be at fault in a product liability claim are:

1. Manufacturing

If contamination has occurred in a factory or a batch of products has been damaged during the manufacturing process and the quality control procedure has not identified this and you have suffered injury as a result, the manufacturer is likely to be liable.

2. Design

If a product is poorly designed, such as a toy that has very sharp edges or a kettle that allows steam to escape around the handle, and you have sustained an injury as a result, you can make a product liability claim against the manufacturer.

3. Warnings

If a manufacturer fails to exhibit sufficient warnings on a product that is inherently dangerous, such as an electrical appliance, or a salesman has downplayed the warnings on such an item, then the company may well be found to be liable if you are injured as a result.

4. Failure to recall/announce warnings

If a manufacturer discovers a problem with a product that could cause personal injury and fails to announce warnings about the product and injury occurs as a result, a product liability claim could well be successful, if you are injured by the product.

If you believe you have a product liability claim for compensation, then please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, or click here.

Product liability claims are claims resulting from accidents caused by goods or products which have been supplied or work which has been carried out.

The types of accident which could result from defects in products are numerous and the following are some examples :-

  • Fire or injury resulting from faulty electrical goods
  • Injuries caused by by defective tools, knives and sharp or dangerous objects, etc
  • Road accidents caused by defective parts or faulty workmanship during repair or servicing
  • Food poisoning
  • Damage to teeth by foreign bodies in food
  • Injuries to children by unsafe toys
  • Products may cause accidents for a variety of reasons - defective materials or workmanship, defects in design, inadequate or misleading warnings or instructions, defective containers or packaging.

Product Liability Compensation

Anyone manufacturing or selling goods or carrying out work (eg. building work, repair work) may find themselves responsible to pay compensation to consumers injured by their products. Such liability may be at Common Law or under Statute eg. the Sale Of Goods Act and the Consumer Protection Act have provisions specifically intended to make it less difficult for injured consumers to claim against suppliers of defective products.

If you have suffered an injury and would like to know whether you may be entitled to compensation please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, or click here.

If a business supplies products to consumers then they need to make sure those products are safe. Normally the responsibility falls square on the shoulders of the actual manufacturer of any product found to be defective. A manufacturer or producer can be a company that actually makes products, one that imports a product into this country or even businesses that customise other manufacturers products for their own stores. But stores and other retailers i.e. distributors also have responsibilities pertaining to the products that they sell on.

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If you have suffered an injury and would like to know whether you may be entitled to compensation please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, or click here.

Product liability compensation claims fall into four main categories which are :-

Defective Design :-

The product is inherently dangerous as a result of poor or inadequate design. Whilst some designs are clearly inadequate others can produce complex and difficult legal argument particularly in high value in product liability compensation claims.

Defective Manufacture :-

This is usually as a result of a quality control failure when a product or batch does not conform to the usual specification. Manufacturers are "strictly liable" in some product liability compensation claims as a result of defective manufacture and an injured consumer may, in certain circumstances, find it unnecessary to prove that they were negligent.

Defective Warnings :-

Are the warnings accurate and up to date and does the product information accurately reflect any dangers or risks associated with the product, or have they been contradicted by statements in advertising or made by sales representatives?

Negligent Surveillance :-

Companies must respond adequately when inherent defects come to light, subsequent to sale of the product, to warn consumers about the product's lack of safety. This may involve personal contact by letter or phone, advertisements in the press and other media and bill boards or A boards outside the retailers shop or premises.

Some product liability areas and issues include:

• Pharmaceuticals and product liability
• Making a product liability claim
• Medical device product liability
• Misleading labels and product liability
• Beware faulty christmas presents
• Cadburys and salmonella scare
• Broken swings and product liability
• Faulty seatbelts and product liability
• Trampolining accident
• Food regulation and product liability
• AUSTRALIA Directive and product liability
• The fake goods market
• Breast implants
• Faulty lights could cause Christmas mayhem
• Product liability directive review
• Toys pose threat to hearing
• Hair dye compensation claims
• Silly and fraudulent no win, no fee claims
• Public liability and eye products
• Product liability defence
• Product liability claims for vehicle defects
• Product liability claims and farm produce
• The landmark product liability claim
• Business insurance and product liability claims
• Electrical injuries and product liability
• Product liability and tobacco
• Recall to avoid public liability claims
• Product liability and batteries
• AUSTRALIA-wide bicycle product liability standards
• Car tyres and product liability
• Product liability claims and AUSTRALIA law
• Product liability and small retailers
• Worst things found in food
• AUSTRALIA importers and product liability claims
• Recalls of Chinese goods and product liability law
• Grey market product liability
• Contaminated restaurant food
• Hired goods and compensation claims
• Product liability and LSD
• Strict product liability rules
• Product liability claims and co-branding
• CE Markings and product liability
• Product liability and nightwear
• Sofa product injury claims
• Product liability and equipment in gyms
• Product liability law and liquorice
• Smaller firms product liability danger
• Product liability claims and boats
• Popcorn requires a health warning
• Nanotechnology and product liability
• Electrical sockets in product liability
• Product liability claims and hoodies
• Carbon monoxide and product recalls
• Avoiding product liability claims with warnings
• Product liability claims and the new GM
• Product liability puts the vulnerable at risk
• 100 percent compensation and vaccines
• Who is responsible for product liability?
• Product liability and children's car seats
• Product liability claims in a recession
• Golf clubs in product liability boom
• Tiger loaf in product liability claim
• Product liability compensation and faulty ovens
• Product liability the sperm bank claim
• Fake medicines and product liability claim
• Product liability compensation and Christmas
• Compensation for faulty Christmas presents
• Producers' liability for defective products
• Carbon monoxide poisoning in a car
• Product liability claim and food poisoning
• The Christmas product liability claim risk
• Medical product liability and prosthetic limbs
• Product liability claim and faulty high chairs
• Product liability claims and SSRI heart defects
• Faulty product claims and accelerators
• More faulty product claims for Toyota
• Product liability compensation and faulty fan heaters
• Product liability compensation claim and electric gates
• Product liability claims and gas cookers
• Faulty product compensation and unforeseen risk
• Product liability claims and cosmetics
• Product liability claims and lobbying
• Segway accident claims
• Faulty product claim for tea lights
• Online buying and product liability claims
• Product liability claim for Chinese drywall
• Faulty product claims and the IPSLPA
• Product liability claim for World Cup merchandise
• Product liability on faulty computers
• Product liability claim for fast food toys
• Chromium-related product liability
• Laptop battery accident prevention
• Riding hats and faulty product claims
• Product liability law and second hand goods
• faulty product protection
• Faulty products claim for folding chairs
• product liability claims
• Product liability and car repairs
• Wheat bag fires and faulty product claims
• Product liability claim and faulty electrics
• Product liability claims and PR exercises
• Eggs and defective product compensation
• Possible sales push enabled by product recall
• Faulty soft toys and the CE mark
• O defect claim
• Product liability claim and poor labelling
• Drop-side cots and related faulty product injury claims
• Chinese sky lantern product liability claim
• Pushchair could lead to product liability claim
• Noise-induced hearing loss from food processing
• Biotechnology product liability claims
• When insurers make a product liability claim
• Acrylics, oil paints and product liability
• Product liability claim and fire-safe furnishings
• Defective items result in faulty product claims
• Faulty merchandise recalls and product liability claims
• Product liability can result from food date labels
• Product liability claim after cooker accident
• Product liability solicitors for RSI phone claims
• Online medical sales and product liability compensation
• Legal advice on e coli poisoning claim
• Product liability claim at hair salon
• Product liability laws in Australia protect consumers
• International product liability law
• 100% faulty product claims
• Product liability claim following faulty chair injury
• Product liability in hospitals
• Lighter faulty product injury claims
• Boots recalls and product liability claims
• Solicitors for food poisoning compensation

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Product Liability Law & Lawyers Updates

Current Australian product recalls:

Penske Commercial Vehicles Pty Ltd — Western Star Trucks - fitted with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission Clutch Assembly MY2017-2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Western Star Trucks equipped with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) Clutch Assembly
Model Years 2017-2018

Manufactured between 10 April 2017 and 2 July 2018

78 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The internal clutch component may be outside specifications and fail, which may prevent clutch disengagement.

What are the hazards?

If the internal clutch component fails and there is enough drive line torque in the transmission, the parking brake may be overcome while the vehicle is idling in neutral, causing the vehicle to move unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident or injury.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their authorised Western Star Truck dealer for repair at no charge.

For further information, owners can contact Western Star Trucks on 07 3271 7777 or find their local authorised dealer at https://westernstar.com.au/dealers/

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Spotlight Pty Ltd — Bouclair Mystical Glitz LED Love Framed Light

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Bouclair Mystical Glitz LED Love Framed Light

Product description

An LED 'Love' framed lamp with button batteries

What are the defects?

The battery compartment may not be adequately secured with a screw and the button batteries in the product may be easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

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. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to their local Spotlight store for a refund of the purchase price.

For further information, consumers should contact Spotlight Customer Service on 1300 305 405 or at https://www.spotlightstores.com/contact-us

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Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Volkswagen Eos MY2010-2014 and Crafter MY2006-2016

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Volkswagen Eos
Model Years 2010-2014
Supplied between 1 January 2009 and 1 January 2015
Front drivers side inflators
1 454 vehicles nationwide

Volkswagen Crafter
Model Years 2006-2016
Supplied between 30 June 2006 and 01 Jan 2017
Front driver's side inflators
2 210 vehicles nationwide
Front passenger's side inflators
1 423 vehicles nationwide

5 087 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen will be contacting affected consumers. Owners of affected vehicles can also contact the Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am-8pm AEST) or visit https://au.volkswagen.com.au/find-dealer/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Volkswagen VIN look-up/FAQ tool at www.volkswagen.com.au/en/about-volkswagen/airbag-recall.html

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by visiting: http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Honda Australia Motorcycle and Power Equipment Pty Ltd — Honda CRF450L Motorcycles MY2018-2019

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Honda CRF450L Motorcycle

Product description

Honda CFR450L Motorcycle - road and dirt bike
Model Year 2019

1 400 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Due to insufficient strength and riding vibrations, the horn bracket may fatigue and fracture.

What are the hazards?

If the horn bracket fractures, the horn may detach and increase the risk of an accident or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be notified in writing to contact their nearest Honda Motorcycle dealer and arrange to have their motorcycle horn bracket replaced.

To find the nearest Honda dealer, visit http://www.honda.com.au

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW Motorrad S 1000 RR Motorcycles MY2019

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

BMW Motorrad S 1000 RR (K67, 0E21/0E23)
Model Year 2019

77 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Cracks in the rubber hose of the oil cooler may allow a small amount of oil to leak.

What are the hazards?

Oil may leak onto the rear wheel of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of an accident or serious injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall 1800 813 299 to arrange for inspection and replacement of the oil cooler, where required.

Consumers can also contact BMW Australia via the BMW Motorrad Australia website: http://www.bmwmotorrad.com.au

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Volvo Group Australia — UD Trucks — Quon MY2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

UD Trucks - Quon
Model Year 2018

6 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A pin inside the brake calipers may break, affecting the function of the calipers.

What are the hazards?

Braking or steering of the vehicle may be affected, posing an accident or injury risk to vehicle occupants or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail and advised to contact their nearest Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle if required.

Concerned owners can contact their nearest authorised Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer on 07 3718 3500 or email vga.warranty@volvo.com

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Decathlon (Australia) Pty Ltd — OnNight 410 Trail Running Headlamp

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Kalenji OnNight Headlamp

Product description

OnNight 410
Headlamp for Trail and running, chargeable with a micro USB.

Brand Kalenji and Geonaute

What are the defects?

Battery is likely to overheat during recharge.

What are the hazards?

If the battery overheats during recharge, this may potentially pose a risk of a fire and burn injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product and return the product to the nearest Decathlon store for a full refund.

For further information, contact Decathlon Customer Relations Centre by chat on www.decathlon.com.au or via email contact.australia@decathlon.com (Monday to Sunday, 10am - 7.30pm AEST).

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW F 700 GS & BMW F 800 GS Motorcycles

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW K70, F 700 GS
BMW K72, F 800 GS

Identifying features

CPA No: 35646 K70/11 F700 GS CPA No: 35646 K72/11 F800GS

What are the defects?

Over time the side stand could work loose, causing it to become unattached from the motorcycle. Additionally, the side stand switch may not work reliably and the engine will not shut down when the motorcycle is in gear and the side stand is in the down position.

What are the hazards?

The side stand safety switch may fail to prevent the engine from running with the side stand down, potentially causing an accident if a rider forgets to raise the stand before moving off.

Also, a loose or detached side stand may cause the motorcylce to fall onto the rider when parking.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — Assorted BMW Motorcycles Side Stands

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Motorcycles affected by the recall are listed below:

K18 C 600 Sport
K19 C 650 GT
K27/11 R 1200 R
K50 R 1200 GS
K70/11 F 700 GS
K71/11 F 800 GT
K72/11 F 800 GS
K75 F 800 GS Adventure

Identifying features

0131 K18 C 600 Sport 0133 K19 C 650 GT 400 K27/11 R 1200 R 0A01 K50 R 1200 GS 0B01 K70/11 F 700 GS 0B02 K72/11 F 800 GS 0B03 K71/11 F 800 GT 0B05 K75 F 800 GS Adventure

What are the defects?

A production fault has resulted in some side stands switches that are not correctly sealed.

What are the hazards?

In rare cases water penetrating inside the switch can cause the side-stand switch to malfunction. There exists the possibility of this malfunction causing the engine to stop while the vehicle is in motion. This presents a hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW S 1000 RR Motorcycle

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

S 1000 RR K46/11

Identifying features

S 1000 RR K46/11, 0524

What are the defects?

BMW Motorrad has ascertained that the screws securing the side-stand pivot mount can work loose. Due to a process fault, the part of the frame where the side-stand pivot mount sits was not adequately cleaned.

What are the hazards?

There is a possibility of traces of foreign matter remaining between the frame and the pivot mount and in the threads for the pivot-mount threaded fasteners. This can result in the pivot mount of the side stand working loose. If this situation is not noticed the motorcycle can topple when propped on the stand.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW G 650 GS & G 650 GS Sertao Motorcycles

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

R13 G 650 GS
R13 G 650 GS Sertao

Identifying features

Model No. 0135/0188/0189 R13/40 G 650 GS Model No. 0136/0137/0146 R13/40 G 650 GS Sertao

What are the defects?

Software issues in the BMS-E engine management ECU, and the possibility of an air leak due to a loose intake stub, may cause the engine to stall.

What are the hazards?

If the engine stalls this could potentially cause an accident or hazard to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Group Australia — BMW Motorcycles K18 & K19 MY2012-2019

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW motorcycles
Model Years 2012-2019

C 600 Sport - K18, 0131/0132
C 650 Sport - K18/11, 0C04/0C14
C 650 GT - K19, 0133/0134
C 650 GT - K19/11, 0C05, 0C15

551 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Over time, the front brake hose may be damaged. This may result in loss of brake fluid through leakage from the brake hose.

What are the hazards?

The motorcycle may lose front brake operation, increasing the risk of an accident and/or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall 1800 813 299.

Consumers can also contact BMW Australia via the BMW Motorrad Australia website: http://www.bmwmotorrad.com.au

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Peugeot Australia — Peugeot P3008 SUV MY2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Peugeot P3008 SUV
Model Year 2018

60 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A top tether anchorage point has been incorrectly fitted on the front passenger seat, allowing a child seat to be installed.

What are the hazards?

If a child seat is installed into the front passenger seat without the airbag system being deactivated, there is a risk of serious injury to the child.

What should consumers do?

Peugeot Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Peugeot dealer to have the top tether anchorage point removed from the front passenger seat.

For further information, consumers can contact Peugeot Customer Service by phoning 1300 304 077 or find their nearest Peugeot dealer at https://www.peugeot.com.au/dealers/

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda3 MY2014-2016, Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5 MY2012-2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mazda3 (BM)
Model Years 2014-2016

Mazda6 (GJ, GL)
Model Years 2012-2018

Mazda CX-5 (KE, KF)
Model Years 2012-2018

Diesel vehicles only

35 476 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The affected vehicles may accumulate carbon deposits in the intake shutter valve, in addition to premature wear of certain engine components.

What are the hazards?

If carbon deposits accumulate in the intake shutter valve or the vehicle experiences premature wear of certain engine components, the following symptoms may be presented:
- A gradual drop of engine power.
- Multiple warning lights to display on the driver's dashboard.
- A gradual increase in vehicle stopping distance.
- Potential engine stall with no re-start.
- Smoke may emit from the engine compartment.

If any of the above symptoms occur, there is an increased risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners to arrange a time to book vehicle in for repairs, once parts become available. Owners will be advised to present their vehicles to have the affected components inspected and repaired, where required, and also complete a software update to the Engine Control Module, at no charge.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Automobili Lamborghini SpA — Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe and Aventador S Roadster MY2017-2019

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe and Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Product description

Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe
Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster
Model Years 2017-2019

38 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Due to a software fault, the vehicle may not maintain the minimum idle speed required to keep the engine running when idling.

What are the hazards?

If the engine does not maintain the minimum idle speed, the vehicle may stall and increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users. However, it is still possible to restart the engine after the problem occurs.

What should consumers do?

Automobili Lamborghini SpA will notify all owners of affected vehicles and will invite them to arrange an appointment with an authorised Lamborghini dealer for a software update, free of charge.

For further information, consumers should contact Automobili Lamborghini SpA via email on customercare@lamborghini.com

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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) — Can-Am Road Ryker Trike Range MY2019-2020

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Can-Am Road Ryker 600 ACE Trike
Can-Am Road Ryker 900 ACE Trike
Can-Am Road Ryker Rally 900 ACE Trike
Model Years 2019-2020

219 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The wheel nuts may crack, resulting in a reduced clamping force.

What are the hazards?

If the wheel clamping force reduces, the rider may lose control over the vehicle's behaviour, increasing the risk of an accident or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their local BRP Can-Am dealer and arrange an appointment for vehicle repairs.

To find a dealer, visit https://au.brp.com/on-road/dealer-locator.html

For further information, contact BRP by phone on 1300 050 931.

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Peugeot Australia — Peugeot Expert Van MY2018-2019

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Peugeot Expert Van
Model Years 2018-2019

69 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The front central passenger seat belt could unclip from the buckle when braking or avoiding obstacles.

What are the hazards?

If the front central passenger buckle unclips, the seat belt would not secure the passenger in the event of sudden braking or an accident, and there is a risk of serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Peugeot Australia will contact all known owners by advising to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Peugeot dealer to have the centre seat belt buckle modified with heat shrink sleeve and a foam pad.

For further information consumers can contact Peugeot Customer Service by phoning 1300 304 077. To find the nearest Peugeot dealership, visit http://www.peugeot.com.au and select 'Find A Dealer'.

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Citroen Australia — Citroen Dispatch KO Van MY2018

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Citroen Dispatch KO Van
Model Year MY2018

17 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The front central passenger seat belt could unclip from the buckle when braking or avoiding obstacles.

What are the hazards?

If the front central passenger buckle unclips, the seat belt would not secure the passenger in the event of sudden braking or an accident, and there is a risk of serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Citroen Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred Authorised Citroen dealer, to have the size of the central buckle modified with shrinkable tubing and a foam pad.

For further information consumers can contact Citroen Australia on 1800 898 058 or find their local dealer by visiting https://www.citroen.com.au/find-a-dealer/

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Aprilia & Moto Guzzi Motorcycles MY2015-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Aprilia Shiver 900 Motorcycle

Product description

Aprilia Shiver 750/900
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750/900
Aprilia Mana 850

Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring
Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring SE
Moto Guzzi Eldorado
Moto Guzzi Audace
Moto Guzzi MGX-21

Model Years 2015-2019

197 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

The front brake master cylinders on certain Aprilia and Moto Guzzi models may cause the front brakes to drag or bind, affecting handling and brake performance.

What are the hazards?

Reduced brake performance and motorcycle handling increases the risk of accident or injury to the rider(s) and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their authorised Aprilia or Moto Guzzi dealers to book their vehicle for inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the front brake master cylinder, free of charge.

For more information, owners should contact their nearest authorised Aprilia or Moto Guzzi dealer or email warranty@psimporters.com.au
Owners can find their nearest authorised Aprilia dealer at https://www.aprilia.com/au_EN/store-locator or authorised Moto Guzzi dealer at https://www.motoguzzi.com/au_EN/store-locator/?f=all

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Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty Ltd — Hyundai iX35 2.4L MY2010-2013

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Hyundai iX35 2.4L
Model Years 2010-2013

8 185 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Oil may leak through the seal surrounding the engine oil sump. Prolonged oil leakage may result in engine damage and sudden stalling at high speed.

What are the hazards?

If the engine suddenly stalls when the vehicle is at high speed, this may increase the risk of an accident or fire and injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Hyundai Motor Company Australia will notify affected owners by mail and invite them to take their vehicles to an authorised Hyundai dealership to have the vehicle inspected and repaired, at no charge.

Affected owners can find their nearest dealer by visiting https://www.hyundai.com.au/dealer

For further information, consumers can contact Hyundai's Customer Care Centre on 1800 186 306.

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Carrier Corporation — Carrier Ductless Hi-Wall and Cassette Split Heater/Air Conditioner

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Carrier heater air conditioner 38SHV135P1 13.5kW cool & 16kW heat, 38SHV165P1 65.5kW cool & 17kW heat, 38TSV110P1 10.5kW cool & 12.3 kW heat, 38TSV130P1 12.5kW cool & 13.0kW heat

Product description

11 models of Carrier-branded ductless hi-wall and cassette split heater/air-conditioners

The outdoor condensing units of these heaters/air conditioners are mounted to the exterior of the premises cooled and heated by the unit, and in some cases mounted directly onto the premises

Model Numbers and capacity details:
38SHV052P1 (5.0kW cool & 5.7kW heat)
38TSV067P1 (6.7kW cool & 8.0kW heat)
38QHF080 (8.0kW cool & 9.0kW heat)
38SHV071P1 (7.1kW cool & 8.4kW heat)
38SHV087P1 (8.7kW cool & 8.9kW heat)
38SHV105P1 (10.5kW cool & 11.2kW heat)
38TSV080P1 (7.6kW cool & 9.2kW heat)
38TSV110P1 (10.5kW cool & 12.3kW heat)
38TSV130P1 (12.5kW cool & 13.0kW heat)
38SHV135P1 (13.5kW cool & 16.0kW heat)
38SHV165P1 (16.5kW cool & 17.0kW heat)

What are the defects?

The fan motor in the outdoor condensing unit may fail.

What are the hazards?

If the fan motor in the outdoor condensing unit fails, a fire could result, which could cause property damage and/or personal injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the units until a repair has been carried out.

Carrier, through its Australian distributor AHIC (Australia) Pty Ltd and local agents, will contact affected consumers and make arrangements to visit the consumer’s home and repair the unit. Owners of affected units may also contact AHIC (Australia) Pty Ltd directly using the contact details below to arrange for the repairs to be carried out.

For further information, phone 1800 959 554, email carrier.rework@ahi-carrier.com.au or visit www.carrierrework.com.au

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Swift Group—Swift Caravan Cookers

Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Caravan Gas Cookers

Identifying features

All cookers up to 5 years old by date of caravan purchase. (Cookers are required to be regularly serviced but must be checked by Swift after five years).

What are the defects?

The caravan gas cooker has not been installed with adequate support in the cavity in accordance with AS/NZS5601 in order to prevent movement.

What are the hazards?

Excess movement or vibration may cause the cookers fitting lines to leak, posing a potential risk of explosion or fire.

What should consumers do?

1. Contact a licensed gas fitter to check that the base of your cooker has been supported and or the top is braced to prevent flexing. In particular check below the cooker to ensure the base of the oven is resting on a shelf and is not hanging freely.

2. If you find that the cooker is not supported as per the installation instructions and requirements of AS/NZS 5601 you must contact the caravan manufacturer to have this rectified and the appliance must be checked by a licensed gas fitter for any damage and leaks. In particular the licensed gasfitter must confirm the installation mounting is adequate and undamaged, there is no damage to the appliance and the pipes from the interlock valve, to the oven burner and the grill burner have no signs of damage or fatigue. Fitting a gas leak detector below the appliance is also recommended.

3. If you are unsure of how to assess the installation or you are unable to contact a caravan manufacturer because it has ceased trading contact Swift for further advice on 03 93593068 or by email accounts@swiftappliancegroup.com.au

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Avensis ACMA20 MY2001-2003, Corolla ZZE122 MY2001-2007, Corolla ZZE123 MY2003-2005 and Yaris NCP93 MY2006-2008

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

This recall is an expansion of recall PRA2018/17146

Toyota Avensis ACM20
Model Years 2001-2003
2 013 affected vehicles

Toyota Corolla ZZE122
Model Years 2001-2007
62 377 affected vehicles

Toyota Corolla ZZE123
Model Years 2003-2005
1 488 affected vehicles

Toyota Yaris Sedan NCP93
Model Years 2006-2008
16 878 affected vehicles

82 756 affected vehicles
Passenger side front airbag inflators

These vehicles have already had their original Takata passenger airbag inflator replaced with a recently manufactured Takata inflator ('like for like replacement'). This inflator will now be replaced with a non-Takata alternative.

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event of an airbag inflator rupture, metal fragments could propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Toyota dealership or Toyota’s head office directly via the website at https://www.toyota.com.au/contact or email mailto:guestexperience@toyota.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool at http://recalls.toyota.com.au/ or contact Toyota on 1800 987 366 or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Citroen Australia — Citroen C3 (618B) MY2018

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Citroen C3 (618B)
Model Year 2018

233 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A top tether anchorage point has been incorrectly fitted on the front passenger seat.

What are the hazards?

If a child seat module is installed on the front passenger seat without the airbag system being deactivated, there is a risk of injury to the child in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Citroen Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Citroen dealer to have the child seat top tether anchorage point removed from the front passenger's seat.

For further information, consumers should contact Citroen Australia on 1800 898 058 or find their local dealer by visiting https://www.citroen.com.au/find-a-dealer/

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Hiace and Hiace Commuter MY2019

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (GDJ150)
Supplied between 8 April 2019 and 27 September 2019
1 899 affected vehicles

Toyota Hiace (GDR300 and GDR320)
Supplied between 28 May 2019 and 27 September 2019
576 affected vehicles

Toyota Hiace Commuter (GDR322)
Supplied between 29 May 2019 and 27 September 2019
239 affected vehicles

Model Year 2019

2 714 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Due to a production fault, there may be a lower than specified tightening torque of the fuel inlet pipe that supplies the diesel fuel injector common rail, which may allow fuel leakage.

What are the hazards?

If fuel leaks from the fuel inlet pipe, the engine may stall and increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Once parts become available, Toyota will contact affected owners in writing, requesting that owners make an appointment at their preferred Toyota dealer for a replacement fuel pipe, free of charge.

To find the nearest Toyota dealer, visit https://www.toyota.com.au/find-a-dealer or contact the Toyota Recall Assist helpline on 1800 987 366 for more information.

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Lexus SC430 MY2001-2010

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

This recall is an expansion of the recall PRA2018/17147

Lexus SC 430 (UZZ40)
Model Year 2001-2010

566 affected vehicles
Passenger side front airbag inflators

These vehicles have already had their original Takata passenger airbag inflator replaced with a recently manufactured Takata inflator ('like for like replacement'). This inflator will now be replaced with a non-Takata alternative.

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Lexus dealership directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or email enquiries@lexusenquiries.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Lexus VIN look-up tool at https://www.lexus.com.au/owners/recalls or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEST) or contact their preferred Lexus dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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MaxiTRANS Australia Pty Ltd — MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi with Ramps MY2018-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi With Ramps MY2018-2019

Product description

MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi with Ramps
Model Years 2018-2019

42 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Some trailers may experience a valve malfunction in the hydraulic power pack.

What are the hazards?

If the valve malfunctions, the ramp may not lower in a controlled manner or the hydraulic lowering mechanism may not function correctly and may cause injury to anyone that comes in contact.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by MaxiTRANS by direct mail and/or telephone to contact their nearest MaxiTRANS Service Centre to book their trailer for an assessment and repairs, where necessary.

To find the nearest MaxiTRANS dealer, please visit www.maxitrans.com/find-a-dealer/ or contact MaxiTRANS on 03 5339 0312.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Lexus SC430 MY2001-2003

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Lexus SC430 (UZZ40)
Model Years 2001-2003
Passenger front side airbag inflators

89 vehicles affected (re-notification of previous recall)

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event of an airbag inflator rupture, metal fragments could possibly shoot out, straight through the airbag cushion material towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Lexus dealership directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or email enquiries@lexusenquiries.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Lexus VIN look-up tool at https://www.lexus.com.au/owners/recalls or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEDT) or contact their preferred Lexus dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate MY2017-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate
Model Years 2017-2019

341 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The screws for the rear tailgate spoiler may not have been tightened to specification in certain vehicles.

What are the hazards?

At higher speeds the rear spoiler may fully detach from the vehicle. This could result in a risk of injury for other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free-of-charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit https://www.dealerlocator.mercedes-benz.com.au/

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Scania Australia — Scania Truck PGR Series - New Generation MY2018-2019

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Scania

Product description

PGR series -New Generation
Models G410, G500, P280, P380, R520, R620, R650, R730
Model Years 2018-2019

39 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

If the control handle is released and bounces back after activating the parking brake, the brake system may interpret this as a request to release the brake.

What are the hazards?

If the park brake is released, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of an accident or causing an injury.

What should consumers do?

Owners can contact their Scania Dealer/Scania Branch to make an appointment to have the above campaign carried out. All work carried out (parts and labour) related to this campaign will be at no cost to the owner.

For further information, owners should contact Scania Australia on 03 9217 3300 or via https://www.scania.com/au/en/home/experience-scania/about-us/contact-us....

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Lexus IS 250 MY2005-2012, Lexus IS 350 MY2010-2012 and Lexus IS F MY2008-2012

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Lexus IS 250 (GSE20)
Model Years 2005 - 2012
12 179 affected vehicles

Lexus IS 350 (GSE21)
Model Years 2010 - 2012
1 281 affected vehicles

Lexus IS F (USE20)
Model Years 2008 - 2012
308 affected vehicles

Total of 13 768 affected vehicles

Front passenger side airbag inflators

Equipped with replacement front airbag inflators as part of a previous Takata Airbag Inflator recall on 18 January 2017
PRA2017/15846

What are the defects?

Possibility that the replacement desiccated Takata airbag inflators fitted to the vehicles were manufactured improperly and may not fully inflate the front passenger airbag during deployment.

What are the hazards?

If the passenger airbag does not fully inflate, this may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of the involved vehicles will be contacted by mail, requesting the registered owner to make an appointment at their preferred Lexus Dealer for rectification, which will be conducted free of charge.

For further information, contact your preferred Lexus Dealer directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEST).

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IKEA Pty Limited — MATVRÅ Bib Blue/Red 2 Pack

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of MATRVA bibs

Product description

MATVRÅ bib blue/red
Children's bib with snap button (press stud) closure
Sold in a pack of 2 bibs

Bib: 50% EVA + 50% polyethylene
Edging: 100% polyester

What are the defects?

The snap button on the MATVRÅ bib may detach from the bib.

What are the hazards?

If the snap button becomes detached from the bib, it poses a choking hazard if ingested by a baby.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the product to IKEA for a full refund or to exchange for a similar product. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.

For further information, please visit www.IKEA.com.au/recalls or phone IKEA on:
ACT/NSW - 02 8020 6641
Qld/NT - 07 3380 6800
Vic/Tas - 03 8523 2154
SA - 08 8154 4532
WA - 08 9201 4532

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW Motorcycles G 310 & C 400 MY2017-2019

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW motorcycles
G 310 GS (K02)
G 310 R (K03)
C 400 GT (K08)
C 400 X (K09)

Model Years 2017-2019

573 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Due to road treatment conditions, such as aggressive salt types or significant usage, surface corrosion could occur within the un-anodised brake caliper piston bore.

What are the hazards?

Corrosion on the surface of the brake caliper could impair the piston’s clearance within the bore, affecting brake performance and posing a risk of an accident and serious injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service Centre or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange a repair.

Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia website via https://www.bmw-motorrad.com.au

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HB Commerce Pty Ltd — Baby Walker (Green)

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of baby walker (green)

Product description

Baby walker (green)
Suitable for children aged 7-15 months

What are the defects?

The baby walker does not comply with the labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Competition and Consumer Act 2010 - Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2013 - Safety Standard: Baby Walkers'.

The baby walker does not have the required warning statements.

What are the hazards?

If the product does not have the required safety warnings, the product may not be used correctly, posing a risk of injury to the child.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by HB Commerce to arrange for a new warning label and instruction manual to replace the warning labels currently on the baby walker.

For further information, consumers should contact HB Commerce via email at webservice@vidaxl.com.au

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Porsche AG — Porsche Panamera (970), 911 (991), Boxster/Cayman (981) and Boxster/Cayman (982) MY2016-2017

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Porsche Panamera (970)
Porsche 911 (991)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (981)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (982)

Model Years 2016-2017

346 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

An airbag control unit with an out of specification capacitor for maintaining power supply may have been installed on the affected vehicles.

What are the hazards?

An out of specification capacitor in the airbag control unit can deploy the airbags and/or seat-belt pretensioners in the vehicle unexpectedly, or can prevent them from deploying in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by mail or can contact their nearest Porsche dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Affected owners can find their nearest Porsche dealer at https://www.porsche.com/australia/dealersearch/

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Koryo Food Co — Koryo Food Pickled Clams 180g

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Koryo Food Pickled Claims 180g

Product description

Koryo Food Pickled Clams
180g plastic tub

Use By dates 19 November 2019 and 28 November 2019

What are the defects?

The recall is due to possible microbial (Hepatitis A virus) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers must not eat this product and anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Return affected product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available from Koryo Food Co on 02 9718 9545.

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Sushi Train (Australia) Pty Ltd — LED Flat Round Torch Keychain distributed as a reward at Sushi Train Stores

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of LED Flat Round Torch Keychain

Product description

Plastic LED flat round torch key ring
4cm diameter
Contains 3 alkaline button batteries

Product distributed as a reward at Sushi Train stores between March 2019 and June 2019

What are the defects?

The battery compartment is not adequately secured and the button batteries in the product are easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

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. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact their nearest Sushi Train store to receive a replacement product.

For further information, contact Sushi Train by email info@sushitrain.com.au or at http://www.sushitrain.com.au

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Ben Buckler Eyewear Pty Ltd t/as Bailey Nelson — Sunglasses and Clip-Ons Range

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Generic Sunglasses and Clip-Ons

Product description

Plano Sunglasses and Plano Clip-Ons Range - Non-prescription tinted lenses

Various models - see attached list

What are the defects?

The products do not comply with the labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Consumer Goods (Sunglasses and Fashion Spectacles) Safety Standard 2017'.

The products may be missing required labelling or may not have the correct labelling identifying the lens category and relevant description, which indicates the amount of UV radiation protection provided by the glasses.

What are the hazards?

Consumers need to be informed through labelling what level of protection the sunglasses provide. Use of incorrectly labelled glasses may pose a risk of serious and sometimes irreversible damage to eyes.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their place of purchase to receive the new labels, or return the product for a full refund.

For more information, consumers should contact your nearest Bailey Nelson store via email info@baileynelson.com.au or phone on 02 9098 9322 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm).

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Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Freightliner Coronado, Argosy and CST112 Trucks MY2017-2018

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Freightliner Coronado Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

Freightliner Arogsy Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

Freightliner CST112 Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

180 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The internal clutch component may be outside specifications and fail, which may prevent clutch disengagement.

What are the hazards?

If the internal clutch component fails and there is enough drive line torque in the transmission, the parking brake may be overcome while the vehicle is idling in neutral, causing the vehicle to move unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident or injury.

What should consumers do?

Owners are requested to contact any authorised Freightliner Dealership who will re-program the Transmission Electronic Control Units (TECUs) with updated software.

A complete list of authorised Dealerships can be found at https://freightliner.com/dealer-search/ or via 1800 033 557.

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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) — Sea-Doo Spark Audio Mounting System

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Sea-Doo Spark Audio Mounting System

Product description

Base mount for portable audio system for personal watercraft

Sold as an accessory or mounted on certain Sea-Doo Spark personal watercraft (Model Year 2019)

Part number 295 100 856 (the part number is not visible once installed on the watercraft)

What are the defects?

The personal audio system may dislodge from its mount.

What are the hazards?

If the personal audio system dislodges from its mount, there is a risk of serious injury or death to the user or passenger.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should remove the portable audio system from their personal watercraft. BRP will replace all affected portable audio mounting systems free of charge.

To find a local Sea-Doo dealer, visit https://au.sea-doo.com/dealer-locator.html

For further information, contact BRP by phone on 1800 531 996.

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda2 (DJ, DL) MY2018

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda2 (DJ, DL)
Model Year 2018

397 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The vehicle's fuel tank may exceed the specified manufacturing dimensions and place additional strain on the fuel tank retaining strap, which may weaken or potentially break.

What are the hazards?

If the fuel tank retaining strap weakens or breaks, the fuel tank may move out of position, potentially causing fuel to leak from the vehicle. A fuel leak could result in a fire or serious injury to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners. Owners will be advised to present their vehicle to their preferred Mazda dealer for inspection of the fuel tank and a replacement where required.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda CX-9 (TC) MY2017

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda CX-9 (TC)
Model Year 2017

1 280 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The vehicle's wiring harness connectors may have a weak retention force, which may cause communication errors between the vehicle control modules.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle control modules miscommunicate, the below events may occur as a result, which may increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users:
- false warnings may be displayed on the instrument cluster
- the turn signals (indicators) may not operate as intended
- the engine may not be able to be restarted, and/or
- the front passenger airbag may not deploy as intended in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners. Owners will be advised to present their vehicle to their preferred Mazda dealer for repair of the affected wiring connectors, at no charge.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Torqeedo GmbH — Lithium Batteries included in the Electrical Boat Motor Models Travel and Ultralight

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of  Torqeedo Outboard Li-Ion Motor Batteries

Product description

Lithium batteries included in the electrical boat motor models Travel and Ultralight

What are the defects?

Parts of the production of the lithium batteries are not waterproof and water could enter the housing.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the housing, an electrolytic reaction may occur and could pose a fire risk. This may result in a serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the Torqeedo outboard motor battery.

Consumers with the affected models will need to register the batteries on the https://www.torqeedo.com/safety Torqeedo GmbH will then contact consumers directly to advise which Torqeedo service centre to get the battery checked and repaired or replaced.

For further information, please call Power Equipment Pty Ltd on 1800 069 469 (Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm AEST), or email asia@torqeedo.com

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Co Phong Pty Ltd t/as Australia "No 1" Shoe Shop — Various Tianshikufang Children’s Outfits

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Tianshikufang Children's Outfit

Product description

Children's long sleeve top and pants outfit

What are the defects?

The products do not comply with the fire hazard labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Consumer Goods (Children's Nightwear and Limited Daywear and Paper Patterns for Children's Nightwear) Safety Standard 2017'.

The garments do not carry the fire hazard information label.

What are the hazards?

The garment may pose a potential fire risk to the wearer.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the sleepwear and return the product to the store to have the label sewn onto the garment.

For further information, consumers should contact Co Phong Pty Ltd t/as Australia "No 1" Shoe Shop via telephone 02 9726 1894 or via their web site http://www.no1childrenswearandshoes.com.au/contact.html

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Byul Mi Kim Chi — Byul Mi Salted Clams 150g

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Byul Mi Salted Clams 150g

Product description

Byul Mi Kim Chi Salted Clams
150g plastic container

Best Before 31 October 2019 to 31 December 2019

What are the defects?

The recall is due to possible microbial (Hepatitis A virus) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers must not eat this product and anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Return affected product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available from Byul Mi Kim Chi on 0410 596 688.

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz GLE Class Vehicles MY2019

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mercedes-Benz GLE Class vehicles
Model Year 2019

12 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

On certain vehicles, the joint between the fuel filler neck and the fuel tank may not be adequately sealed, possibly resulting in a fuel leak.

What are the hazards?

Fuel leakage may pose an accident or injury risk to other road users. If fuel comes into contact with hot exhaust parts, there is a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free of charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit https://www.dealerlocator.mercedes-benz.com.au/

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Jaguar Land Rover — Jaguar XF MY2016-2018

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Jaguar XF
Model Years 2016-2018

345 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

During testing there was greater than expected variation in CO2 emissions between vehicles.

What are the hazards?

Vehicles may not meet the required emissions standards.

What should consumers do?

Jaguar Land Rover will notify affected owners by letter to request that vehicles are brought to an authorised repairer for an oil filter replacement and oil change on the vehicle. Owners can contact Jaguar Land Rover on 1300 787 803 for more information.

To find your nearest Jaguar Land Rover dealer, visit https://www.landrover.com.au/national-dealer-locator.html

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GN Hearing Australia Pty Ltd — Selected Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aids

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Behind-the-ear hearing aids

Multiple models and serial numbers serviced between 14 August 2019 and 5 September 2019
See attached list of models and serial numbers

ARTG 121206, 174580, 314241, 314521, 121207, 173226, 314440 & 314441

What are the defects?

A software error in the service and repair tool may have altered the specifications for sound amplification, presenting a risk to the user's residual hearing.

What are the hazards?

Longer exposure to mid to high level sound environment could temporarily or permanently affect or damage the user's residual hearing.

What should consumers do?

GN Hearing will contact affected users in writing. Consumers should immediately cease use of the affected products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, contact GN Hearing Australia by phone on 1800 658 955.

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited — Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN MY2007-2014

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Critical Recall

Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN
Model Years 2007-2014
Campaign 010119

Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN , fitted with a 4-spoke steering wheel

57 025 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of Mitsubishi Triton vehicles are advised they are now under 'critical recall’, and it is recommended that you stop driving the vehicle and immediately arrange for airbag replacement as the vehicle has a heightened risk of causing injury or death. The critical recall category applies to alpha airbags and also includes other airbags specified by Mitsubishi Motors.

Mitsubishi Motors can arrange for your vehicle to either be towed to the place of replacement or for a mobile technician to be sent to the vehicle (or some similar arrangement), so that you do not have to drive the vehicle in order to receive a replacement airbag.

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Mitsubishi dealership or Mitsubishi head office directly via the website at https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/contact-us to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Mitsubishi Motors VIN look-up tool at https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/vehicle-recalls or contact Mitsubishi Motors Australia on 1800 931 811 or their preferred Dealer on 1300 131 211, Option 2, Option 2 or go to https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/locate-a-service-centre.
 
Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au.
 
We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.
 
Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall.

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Harley-Davidson Australia Pty Ltd — H-D Detachables® Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kits fitted to certain Harley-Davidson Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles MY2015-2019

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of H-D Detachables Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kit in Chrome

Product description

Harley-Davidson Parts & Accessories
H-D Detachables® Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kits fitted to certain Harley-Davidson Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles
Model Years 2015-2019

What are the defects?

The product is not equipped with reflectors that replace the rear reflector on the motorcycle, which is removed when installing this kit.

What are the hazards?

The absence of a reflector could reduce the rear visibility of the motorcycle to other drivers, increasing the risk of an accident and injury to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers with affected motorcycles should contact their nearest Harley-Davidson Australia dealer to arrange an inspection immediately. Affected motorcycles will be fitted with reflectors.

To find a local dealership, visit https://www.harley-davidson.com/au/en/tools/find-a-dealer.html

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Penske Commercial Vehicles Pty Ltd — Western Star Trucks - fitted with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission Clutch Assembly MY2017-2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Western Star Trucks equipped with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) Clutch Assembly
Model Years 2017-2018

Manufactured between 10 April 2017 and 2 July 2018

78 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The internal clutch component may be outside specifications and fail, which may prevent clutch disengagement.

What are the hazards?

If the internal clutch component fails and there is enough drive line torque in the transmission, the parking brake may be overcome while the vehicle is idling in neutral, causing the vehicle to move unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident or injury.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their authorised Western Star Truck dealer for repair at no charge.

For further information, owners can contact Western Star Trucks on 07 3271 7777 or find their local authorised dealer at https://westernstar.com.au/dealers/

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Spotlight Pty Ltd — Bouclair Mystical Glitz LED Love Framed Light

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Bouclair Mystical Glitz LED Love Framed Light

Product description

An LED 'Love' framed lamp with button batteries

What are the defects?

The battery compartment may not be adequately secured with a screw and the button batteries in the product may be easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

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. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to their local Spotlight store for a refund of the purchase price.

For further information, consumers should contact Spotlight Customer Service on 1300 305 405 or at https://www.spotlightstores.com/contact-us

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Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Volkswagen Eos MY2010-2014 and Crafter MY2006-2016

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Volkswagen Eos
Model Years 2010-2014
Supplied between 1 January 2009 and 1 January 2015
Front drivers side inflators
1 454 vehicles nationwide

Volkswagen Crafter
Model Years 2006-2016
Supplied between 30 June 2006 and 01 Jan 2017
Front driver's side inflators
2 210 vehicles nationwide
Front passenger's side inflators
1 423 vehicles nationwide

5 087 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen will be contacting affected consumers. Owners of affected vehicles can also contact the Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am-8pm AEST) or visit https://au.volkswagen.com.au/find-dealer/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Volkswagen VIN look-up/FAQ tool at www.volkswagen.com.au/en/about-volkswagen/airbag-recall.html

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by visiting: http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Honda Australia Motorcycle and Power Equipment Pty Ltd — Honda CRF450L Motorcycles MY2018-2019

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Honda CRF450L Motorcycle

Product description

Honda CFR450L Motorcycle - road and dirt bike
Model Year 2019

1 400 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Due to insufficient strength and riding vibrations, the horn bracket may fatigue and fracture.

What are the hazards?

If the horn bracket fractures, the horn may detach and increase the risk of an accident or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be notified in writing to contact their nearest Honda Motorcycle dealer and arrange to have their motorcycle horn bracket replaced.

To find the nearest Honda dealer, visit http://www.honda.com.au

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW Motorrad S 1000 RR Motorcycles MY2019

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

BMW Motorrad S 1000 RR (K67, 0E21/0E23)
Model Year 2019

77 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Cracks in the rubber hose of the oil cooler may allow a small amount of oil to leak.

What are the hazards?

Oil may leak onto the rear wheel of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of an accident or serious injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall 1800 813 299 to arrange for inspection and replacement of the oil cooler, where required.

Consumers can also contact BMW Australia via the BMW Motorrad Australia website: http://www.bmwmotorrad.com.au

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Volvo Group Australia — UD Trucks — Quon MY2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

UD Trucks - Quon
Model Year 2018

6 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A pin inside the brake calipers may break, affecting the function of the calipers.

What are the hazards?

Braking or steering of the vehicle may be affected, posing an accident or injury risk to vehicle occupants or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail and advised to contact their nearest Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle if required.

Concerned owners can contact their nearest authorised Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer on 07 3718 3500 or email vga.warranty@volvo.com

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Decathlon (Australia) Pty Ltd — OnNight 410 Trail Running Headlamp

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Kalenji OnNight Headlamp

Product description

OnNight 410
Headlamp for Trail and running, chargeable with a micro USB.

Brand Kalenji and Geonaute

What are the defects?

Battery is likely to overheat during recharge.

What are the hazards?

If the battery overheats during recharge, this may potentially pose a risk of a fire and burn injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product and return the product to the nearest Decathlon store for a full refund.

For further information, contact Decathlon Customer Relations Centre by chat on www.decathlon.com.au or via email contact.australia@decathlon.com (Monday to Sunday, 10am - 7.30pm AEST).

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW F 700 GS & BMW F 800 GS Motorcycles

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW K70, F 700 GS
BMW K72, F 800 GS

Identifying features

CPA No: 35646 K70/11 F700 GS CPA No: 35646 K72/11 F800GS

What are the defects?

Over time the side stand could work loose, causing it to become unattached from the motorcycle. Additionally, the side stand switch may not work reliably and the engine will not shut down when the motorcycle is in gear and the side stand is in the down position.

What are the hazards?

The side stand safety switch may fail to prevent the engine from running with the side stand down, potentially causing an accident if a rider forgets to raise the stand before moving off.

Also, a loose or detached side stand may cause the motorcylce to fall onto the rider when parking.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — Assorted BMW Motorcycles Side Stands

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Motorcycles affected by the recall are listed below:

K18 C 600 Sport
K19 C 650 GT
K27/11 R 1200 R
K50 R 1200 GS
K70/11 F 700 GS
K71/11 F 800 GT
K72/11 F 800 GS
K75 F 800 GS Adventure

Identifying features

0131 K18 C 600 Sport 0133 K19 C 650 GT 400 K27/11 R 1200 R 0A01 K50 R 1200 GS 0B01 K70/11 F 700 GS 0B02 K72/11 F 800 GS 0B03 K71/11 F 800 GT 0B05 K75 F 800 GS Adventure

What are the defects?

A production fault has resulted in some side stands switches that are not correctly sealed.

What are the hazards?

In rare cases water penetrating inside the switch can cause the side-stand switch to malfunction. There exists the possibility of this malfunction causing the engine to stop while the vehicle is in motion. This presents a hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW S 1000 RR Motorcycle

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

S 1000 RR K46/11

Identifying features

S 1000 RR K46/11, 0524

What are the defects?

BMW Motorrad has ascertained that the screws securing the side-stand pivot mount can work loose. Due to a process fault, the part of the frame where the side-stand pivot mount sits was not adequately cleaned.

What are the hazards?

There is a possibility of traces of foreign matter remaining between the frame and the pivot mount and in the threads for the pivot-mount threaded fasteners. This can result in the pivot mount of the side stand working loose. If this situation is not noticed the motorcycle can topple when propped on the stand.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW G 650 GS & G 650 GS Sertao Motorcycles

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

R13 G 650 GS
R13 G 650 GS Sertao

Identifying features

Model No. 0135/0188/0189 R13/40 G 650 GS Model No. 0136/0137/0146 R13/40 G 650 GS Sertao

What are the defects?

Software issues in the BMS-E engine management ECU, and the possibility of an air leak due to a loose intake stub, may cause the engine to stall.

What are the hazards?

If the engine stalls this could potentially cause an accident or hazard to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299.

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BMW Group Australia — BMW Motorcycles K18 & K19 MY2012-2019

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW motorcycles
Model Years 2012-2019

C 600 Sport - K18, 0131/0132
C 650 Sport - K18/11, 0C04/0C14
C 650 GT - K19, 0133/0134
C 650 GT - K19/11, 0C05, 0C15

551 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Over time, the front brake hose may be damaged. This may result in loss of brake fluid through leakage from the brake hose.

What are the hazards?

The motorcycle may lose front brake operation, increasing the risk of an accident and/or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on freecall 1800 813 299.

Consumers can also contact BMW Australia via the BMW Motorrad Australia website: http://www.bmwmotorrad.com.au

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Peugeot Australia — Peugeot P3008 SUV MY2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Peugeot P3008 SUV
Model Year 2018

60 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A top tether anchorage point has been incorrectly fitted on the front passenger seat, allowing a child seat to be installed.

What are the hazards?

If a child seat is installed into the front passenger seat without the airbag system being deactivated, there is a risk of serious injury to the child.

What should consumers do?

Peugeot Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Peugeot dealer to have the top tether anchorage point removed from the front passenger seat.

For further information, consumers can contact Peugeot Customer Service by phoning 1300 304 077 or find their nearest Peugeot dealer at https://www.peugeot.com.au/dealers/

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda3 MY2014-2016, Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5 MY2012-2018

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mazda3 (BM)
Model Years 2014-2016

Mazda6 (GJ, GL)
Model Years 2012-2018

Mazda CX-5 (KE, KF)
Model Years 2012-2018

Diesel vehicles only

35 476 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The affected vehicles may accumulate carbon deposits in the intake shutter valve, in addition to premature wear of certain engine components.

What are the hazards?

If carbon deposits accumulate in the intake shutter valve or the vehicle experiences premature wear of certain engine components, the following symptoms may be presented:
- A gradual drop of engine power.
- Multiple warning lights to display on the driver's dashboard.
- A gradual increase in vehicle stopping distance.
- Potential engine stall with no re-start.
- Smoke may emit from the engine compartment.

If any of the above symptoms occur, there is an increased risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners to arrange a time to book vehicle in for repairs, once parts become available. Owners will be advised to present their vehicles to have the affected components inspected and repaired, where required, and also complete a software update to the Engine Control Module, at no charge.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Automobili Lamborghini SpA — Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe and Aventador S Roadster MY2017-2019

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe and Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Product description

Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe
Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster
Model Years 2017-2019

38 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Due to a software fault, the vehicle may not maintain the minimum idle speed required to keep the engine running when idling.

What are the hazards?

If the engine does not maintain the minimum idle speed, the vehicle may stall and increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users. However, it is still possible to restart the engine after the problem occurs.

What should consumers do?

Automobili Lamborghini SpA will notify all owners of affected vehicles and will invite them to arrange an appointment with an authorised Lamborghini dealer for a software update, free of charge.

For further information, consumers should contact Automobili Lamborghini SpA via email on customercare@lamborghini.com

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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) — Can-Am Road Ryker Trike Range MY2019-2020

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Can-Am Road Ryker 600 ACE Trike
Can-Am Road Ryker 900 ACE Trike
Can-Am Road Ryker Rally 900 ACE Trike
Model Years 2019-2020

219 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The wheel nuts may crack, resulting in a reduced clamping force.

What are the hazards?

If the wheel clamping force reduces, the rider may lose control over the vehicle's behaviour, increasing the risk of an accident or injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their local BRP Can-Am dealer and arrange an appointment for vehicle repairs.

To find a dealer, visit https://au.brp.com/on-road/dealer-locator.html

For further information, contact BRP by phone on 1300 050 931.

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Peugeot Australia — Peugeot Expert Van MY2018-2019

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Peugeot Expert Van
Model Years 2018-2019

69 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The front central passenger seat belt could unclip from the buckle when braking or avoiding obstacles.

What are the hazards?

If the front central passenger buckle unclips, the seat belt would not secure the passenger in the event of sudden braking or an accident, and there is a risk of serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Peugeot Australia will contact all known owners by advising to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Peugeot dealer to have the centre seat belt buckle modified with heat shrink sleeve and a foam pad.

For further information consumers can contact Peugeot Customer Service by phoning 1300 304 077. To find the nearest Peugeot dealership, visit http://www.peugeot.com.au and select 'Find A Dealer'.

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Citroen Australia — Citroen Dispatch KO Van MY2018

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Citroen Dispatch KO Van
Model Year MY2018

17 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The front central passenger seat belt could unclip from the buckle when braking or avoiding obstacles.

What are the hazards?

If the front central passenger buckle unclips, the seat belt would not secure the passenger in the event of sudden braking or an accident, and there is a risk of serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Citroen Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred Authorised Citroen dealer, to have the size of the central buckle modified with shrinkable tubing and a foam pad.

For further information consumers can contact Citroen Australia on 1800 898 058 or find their local dealer by visiting https://www.citroen.com.au/find-a-dealer/

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Aprilia & Moto Guzzi Motorcycles MY2015-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Aprilia Shiver 900 Motorcycle

Product description

Aprilia Shiver 750/900
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750/900
Aprilia Mana 850

Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring
Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring SE
Moto Guzzi Eldorado
Moto Guzzi Audace
Moto Guzzi MGX-21

Model Years 2015-2019

197 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

The front brake master cylinders on certain Aprilia and Moto Guzzi models may cause the front brakes to drag or bind, affecting handling and brake performance.

What are the hazards?

Reduced brake performance and motorcycle handling increases the risk of accident or injury to the rider(s) and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their authorised Aprilia or Moto Guzzi dealers to book their vehicle for inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the front brake master cylinder, free of charge.

For more information, owners should contact their nearest authorised Aprilia or Moto Guzzi dealer or email warranty@psimporters.com.au
Owners can find their nearest authorised Aprilia dealer at https://www.aprilia.com/au_EN/store-locator or authorised Moto Guzzi dealer at https://www.motoguzzi.com/au_EN/store-locator/?f=all

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Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty Ltd — Hyundai iX35 2.4L MY2010-2013

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Hyundai iX35 2.4L
Model Years 2010-2013

8 185 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Oil may leak through the seal surrounding the engine oil sump. Prolonged oil leakage may result in engine damage and sudden stalling at high speed.

What are the hazards?

If the engine suddenly stalls when the vehicle is at high speed, this may increase the risk of an accident or fire and injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Hyundai Motor Company Australia will notify affected owners by mail and invite them to take their vehicles to an authorised Hyundai dealership to have the vehicle inspected and repaired, at no charge.

Affected owners can find their nearest dealer by visiting https://www.hyundai.com.au/dealer

For further information, consumers can contact Hyundai's Customer Care Centre on 1800 186 306.

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Carrier Corporation — Carrier Ductless Hi-Wall and Cassette Split Heater/Air Conditioner

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Carrier heater air conditioner 38SHV135P1 13.5kW cool & 16kW heat, 38SHV165P1 65.5kW cool & 17kW heat, 38TSV110P1 10.5kW cool & 12.3 kW heat, 38TSV130P1 12.5kW cool & 13.0kW heat

Product description

11 models of Carrier-branded ductless hi-wall and cassette split heater/air-conditioners

The outdoor condensing units of these heaters/air conditioners are mounted to the exterior of the premises cooled and heated by the unit, and in some cases mounted directly onto the premises

Model Numbers and capacity details:
38SHV052P1 (5.0kW cool & 5.7kW heat)
38TSV067P1 (6.7kW cool & 8.0kW heat)
38QHF080 (8.0kW cool & 9.0kW heat)
38SHV071P1 (7.1kW cool & 8.4kW heat)
38SHV087P1 (8.7kW cool & 8.9kW heat)
38SHV105P1 (10.5kW cool & 11.2kW heat)
38TSV080P1 (7.6kW cool & 9.2kW heat)
38TSV110P1 (10.5kW cool & 12.3kW heat)
38TSV130P1 (12.5kW cool & 13.0kW heat)
38SHV135P1 (13.5kW cool & 16.0kW heat)
38SHV165P1 (16.5kW cool & 17.0kW heat)

What are the defects?

The fan motor in the outdoor condensing unit may fail.

What are the hazards?

If the fan motor in the outdoor condensing unit fails, a fire could result, which could cause property damage and/or personal injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the units until a repair has been carried out.

Carrier, through its Australian distributor AHIC (Australia) Pty Ltd and local agents, will contact affected consumers and make arrangements to visit the consumer’s home and repair the unit. Owners of affected units may also contact AHIC (Australia) Pty Ltd directly using the contact details below to arrange for the repairs to be carried out.

For further information, phone 1800 959 554, email carrier.rework@ahi-carrier.com.au or visit www.carrierrework.com.au

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Swift Group—Swift Caravan Cookers

Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Caravan Gas Cookers

Identifying features

All cookers up to 5 years old by date of caravan purchase. (Cookers are required to be regularly serviced but must be checked by Swift after five years).

What are the defects?

The caravan gas cooker has not been installed with adequate support in the cavity in accordance with AS/NZS5601 in order to prevent movement.

What are the hazards?

Excess movement or vibration may cause the cookers fitting lines to leak, posing a potential risk of explosion or fire.

What should consumers do?

1. Contact a licensed gas fitter to check that the base of your cooker has been supported and or the top is braced to prevent flexing. In particular check below the cooker to ensure the base of the oven is resting on a shelf and is not hanging freely.

2. If you find that the cooker is not supported as per the installation instructions and requirements of AS/NZS 5601 you must contact the caravan manufacturer to have this rectified and the appliance must be checked by a licensed gas fitter for any damage and leaks. In particular the licensed gasfitter must confirm the installation mounting is adequate and undamaged, there is no damage to the appliance and the pipes from the interlock valve, to the oven burner and the grill burner have no signs of damage or fatigue. Fitting a gas leak detector below the appliance is also recommended.

3. If you are unsure of how to assess the installation or you are unable to contact a caravan manufacturer because it has ceased trading contact Swift for further advice on 03 93593068 or by email accounts@swiftappliancegroup.com.au

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Avensis ACMA20 MY2001-2003, Corolla ZZE122 MY2001-2007, Corolla ZZE123 MY2003-2005 and Yaris NCP93 MY2006-2008

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

This recall is an expansion of recall PRA2018/17146

Toyota Avensis ACM20
Model Years 2001-2003
2 013 affected vehicles

Toyota Corolla ZZE122
Model Years 2001-2007
62 377 affected vehicles

Toyota Corolla ZZE123
Model Years 2003-2005
1 488 affected vehicles

Toyota Yaris Sedan NCP93
Model Years 2006-2008
16 878 affected vehicles

82 756 affected vehicles
Passenger side front airbag inflators

These vehicles have already had their original Takata passenger airbag inflator replaced with a recently manufactured Takata inflator ('like for like replacement'). This inflator will now be replaced with a non-Takata alternative.

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event of an airbag inflator rupture, metal fragments could propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Toyota dealership or Toyota’s head office directly via the website at https://www.toyota.com.au/contact or email mailto:guestexperience@toyota.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool at http://recalls.toyota.com.au/ or contact Toyota on 1800 987 366 or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Citroen Australia — Citroen C3 (618B) MY2018

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Citroen C3 (618B)
Model Year 2018

233 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

A top tether anchorage point has been incorrectly fitted on the front passenger seat.

What are the hazards?

If a child seat module is installed on the front passenger seat without the airbag system being deactivated, there is a risk of injury to the child in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Citroen Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred authorised Citroen dealer to have the child seat top tether anchorage point removed from the front passenger's seat.

For further information, consumers should contact Citroen Australia on 1800 898 058 or find their local dealer by visiting https://www.citroen.com.au/find-a-dealer/

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Hiace and Hiace Commuter MY2019

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (GDJ150)
Supplied between 8 April 2019 and 27 September 2019
1 899 affected vehicles

Toyota Hiace (GDR300 and GDR320)
Supplied between 28 May 2019 and 27 September 2019
576 affected vehicles

Toyota Hiace Commuter (GDR322)
Supplied between 29 May 2019 and 27 September 2019
239 affected vehicles

Model Year 2019

2 714 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Due to a production fault, there may be a lower than specified tightening torque of the fuel inlet pipe that supplies the diesel fuel injector common rail, which may allow fuel leakage.

What are the hazards?

If fuel leaks from the fuel inlet pipe, the engine may stall and increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Once parts become available, Toyota will contact affected owners in writing, requesting that owners make an appointment at their preferred Toyota dealer for a replacement fuel pipe, free of charge.

To find the nearest Toyota dealer, visit https://www.toyota.com.au/find-a-dealer or contact the Toyota Recall Assist helpline on 1800 987 366 for more information.

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Lexus SC430 MY2001-2010

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

This recall is an expansion of the recall PRA2018/17147

Lexus SC 430 (UZZ40)
Model Year 2001-2010

566 affected vehicles
Passenger side front airbag inflators

These vehicles have already had their original Takata passenger airbag inflator replaced with a recently manufactured Takata inflator ('like for like replacement'). This inflator will now be replaced with a non-Takata alternative.

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Lexus dealership directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or email enquiries@lexusenquiries.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Lexus VIN look-up tool at https://www.lexus.com.au/owners/recalls or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEST) or contact their preferred Lexus dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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MaxiTRANS Australia Pty Ltd — MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi with Ramps MY2018-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi With Ramps MY2018-2019

Product description

MaxiTRANS Freighter SD Semi with Ramps
Model Years 2018-2019

42 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Some trailers may experience a valve malfunction in the hydraulic power pack.

What are the hazards?

If the valve malfunctions, the ramp may not lower in a controlled manner or the hydraulic lowering mechanism may not function correctly and may cause injury to anyone that comes in contact.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by MaxiTRANS by direct mail and/or telephone to contact their nearest MaxiTRANS Service Centre to book their trailer for an assessment and repairs, where necessary.

To find the nearest MaxiTRANS dealer, please visit www.maxitrans.com/find-a-dealer/ or contact MaxiTRANS on 03 5339 0312.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Lexus SC430 MY2001-2003

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Lexus SC430 (UZZ40)
Model Years 2001-2003
Passenger front side airbag inflators

89 vehicles affected (re-notification of previous recall)

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event of an airbag inflator rupture, metal fragments could possibly shoot out, straight through the airbag cushion material towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Lexus dealership directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or email enquiries@lexusenquiries.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Lexus VIN look-up tool at https://www.lexus.com.au/owners/recalls or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEDT) or contact their preferred Lexus dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au

We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.

Further information for consumers is available at https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate MY2017-2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate
Model Years 2017-2019

341 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The screws for the rear tailgate spoiler may not have been tightened to specification in certain vehicles.

What are the hazards?

At higher speeds the rear spoiler may fully detach from the vehicle. This could result in a risk of injury for other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free-of-charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit https://www.dealerlocator.mercedes-benz.com.au/

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Scania Australia — Scania Truck PGR Series - New Generation MY2018-2019

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Scania

Product description

PGR series -New Generation
Models G410, G500, P280, P380, R520, R620, R650, R730
Model Years 2018-2019

39 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

If the control handle is released and bounces back after activating the parking brake, the brake system may interpret this as a request to release the brake.

What are the hazards?

If the park brake is released, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of an accident or causing an injury.

What should consumers do?

Owners can contact their Scania Dealer/Scania Branch to make an appointment to have the above campaign carried out. All work carried out (parts and labour) related to this campaign will be at no cost to the owner.

For further information, owners should contact Scania Australia on 03 9217 3300 or via https://www.scania.com/au/en/home/experience-scania/about-us/contact-us....

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Lexus IS 250 MY2005-2012, Lexus IS 350 MY2010-2012 and Lexus IS F MY2008-2012

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Lexus IS 250 (GSE20)
Model Years 2005 - 2012
12 179 affected vehicles

Lexus IS 350 (GSE21)
Model Years 2010 - 2012
1 281 affected vehicles

Lexus IS F (USE20)
Model Years 2008 - 2012
308 affected vehicles

Total of 13 768 affected vehicles

Front passenger side airbag inflators

Equipped with replacement front airbag inflators as part of a previous Takata Airbag Inflator recall on 18 January 2017
PRA2017/15846

What are the defects?

Possibility that the replacement desiccated Takata airbag inflators fitted to the vehicles were manufactured improperly and may not fully inflate the front passenger airbag during deployment.

What are the hazards?

If the passenger airbag does not fully inflate, this may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of the involved vehicles will be contacted by mail, requesting the registered owner to make an appointment at their preferred Lexus Dealer for rectification, which will be conducted free of charge.

For further information, contact your preferred Lexus Dealer directly via the website at https://www.lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer or contact the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm AEST).

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IKEA Pty Limited — MATVRÅ Bib Blue/Red 2 Pack

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of MATRVA bibs

Product description

MATVRÅ bib blue/red
Children's bib with snap button (press stud) closure
Sold in a pack of 2 bibs

Bib: 50% EVA + 50% polyethylene
Edging: 100% polyester

What are the defects?

The snap button on the MATVRÅ bib may detach from the bib.

What are the hazards?

If the snap button becomes detached from the bib, it poses a choking hazard if ingested by a baby.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the product to IKEA for a full refund or to exchange for a similar product. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.

For further information, please visit www.IKEA.com.au/recalls or phone IKEA on:
ACT/NSW - 02 8020 6641
Qld/NT - 07 3380 6800
Vic/Tas - 03 8523 2154
SA - 08 8154 4532
WA - 08 9201 4532

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW Motorcycles G 310 & C 400 MY2017-2019

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW motorcycles
G 310 GS (K02)
G 310 R (K03)
C 400 GT (K08)
C 400 X (K09)

Model Years 2017-2019

573 affected motorcycles

What are the defects?

Due to road treatment conditions, such as aggressive salt types or significant usage, surface corrosion could occur within the un-anodised brake caliper piston bore.

What are the hazards?

Corrosion on the surface of the brake caliper could impair the piston’s clearance within the bore, affecting brake performance and posing a risk of an accident and serious injury to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service Centre or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange a repair.

Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia website via https://www.bmw-motorrad.com.au

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HB Commerce Pty Ltd — Baby Walker (Green)

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of baby walker (green)

Product description

Baby walker (green)
Suitable for children aged 7-15 months

What are the defects?

The baby walker does not comply with the labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Competition and Consumer Act 2010 - Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2013 - Safety Standard: Baby Walkers'.

The baby walker does not have the required warning statements.

What are the hazards?

If the product does not have the required safety warnings, the product may not be used correctly, posing a risk of injury to the child.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by HB Commerce to arrange for a new warning label and instruction manual to replace the warning labels currently on the baby walker.

For further information, consumers should contact HB Commerce via email at webservice@vidaxl.com.au

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Porsche AG — Porsche Panamera (970), 911 (991), Boxster/Cayman (981) and Boxster/Cayman (982) MY2016-2017

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Porsche Panamera (970)
Porsche 911 (991)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (981)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (982)

Model Years 2016-2017

346 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

An airbag control unit with an out of specification capacitor for maintaining power supply may have been installed on the affected vehicles.

What are the hazards?

An out of specification capacitor in the airbag control unit can deploy the airbags and/or seat-belt pretensioners in the vehicle unexpectedly, or can prevent them from deploying in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by mail or can contact their nearest Porsche dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Affected owners can find their nearest Porsche dealer at https://www.porsche.com/australia/dealersearch/

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Koryo Food Co — Koryo Food Pickled Clams 180g

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Koryo Food Pickled Claims 180g

Product description

Koryo Food Pickled Clams
180g plastic tub

Use By dates 19 November 2019 and 28 November 2019

What are the defects?

The recall is due to possible microbial (Hepatitis A virus) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers must not eat this product and anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Return affected product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available from Koryo Food Co on 02 9718 9545.

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Sushi Train (Australia) Pty Ltd — LED Flat Round Torch Keychain distributed as a reward at Sushi Train Stores

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of LED Flat Round Torch Keychain

Product description

Plastic LED flat round torch key ring
4cm diameter
Contains 3 alkaline button batteries

Product distributed as a reward at Sushi Train stores between March 2019 and June 2019

What are the defects?

The battery compartment is not adequately secured and the button batteries in the product are easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

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. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact their nearest Sushi Train store to receive a replacement product.

For further information, contact Sushi Train by email info@sushitrain.com.au or at http://www.sushitrain.com.au

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Ben Buckler Eyewear Pty Ltd t/as Bailey Nelson — Sunglasses and Clip-Ons Range

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Generic Sunglasses and Clip-Ons

Product description

Plano Sunglasses and Plano Clip-Ons Range - Non-prescription tinted lenses

Various models - see attached list

What are the defects?

The products do not comply with the labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Consumer Goods (Sunglasses and Fashion Spectacles) Safety Standard 2017'.

The products may be missing required labelling or may not have the correct labelling identifying the lens category and relevant description, which indicates the amount of UV radiation protection provided by the glasses.

What are the hazards?

Consumers need to be informed through labelling what level of protection the sunglasses provide. Use of incorrectly labelled glasses may pose a risk of serious and sometimes irreversible damage to eyes.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their place of purchase to receive the new labels, or return the product for a full refund.

For more information, consumers should contact your nearest Bailey Nelson store via email info@baileynelson.com.au or phone on 02 9098 9322 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm).

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Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Freightliner Coronado, Argosy and CST112 Trucks MY2017-2018

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Freightliner Coronado Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

Freightliner Arogsy Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

Freightliner CST112 Truck
Model Years 2017-2018

180 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The internal clutch component may be outside specifications and fail, which may prevent clutch disengagement.

What are the hazards?

If the internal clutch component fails and there is enough drive line torque in the transmission, the parking brake may be overcome while the vehicle is idling in neutral, causing the vehicle to move unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident or injury.

What should consumers do?

Owners are requested to contact any authorised Freightliner Dealership who will re-program the Transmission Electronic Control Units (TECUs) with updated software.

A complete list of authorised Dealerships can be found at https://freightliner.com/dealer-search/ or via 1800 033 557.

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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) — Sea-Doo Spark Audio Mounting System

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Sea-Doo Spark Audio Mounting System

Product description

Base mount for portable audio system for personal watercraft

Sold as an accessory or mounted on certain Sea-Doo Spark personal watercraft (Model Year 2019)

Part number 295 100 856 (the part number is not visible once installed on the watercraft)

What are the defects?

The personal audio system may dislodge from its mount.

What are the hazards?

If the personal audio system dislodges from its mount, there is a risk of serious injury or death to the user or passenger.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should remove the portable audio system from their personal watercraft. BRP will replace all affected portable audio mounting systems free of charge.

To find a local Sea-Doo dealer, visit https://au.sea-doo.com/dealer-locator.html

For further information, contact BRP by phone on 1800 531 996.

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda2 (DJ, DL) MY2018

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda2 (DJ, DL)
Model Year 2018

397 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The vehicle's fuel tank may exceed the specified manufacturing dimensions and place additional strain on the fuel tank retaining strap, which may weaken or potentially break.

What are the hazards?

If the fuel tank retaining strap weakens or breaks, the fuel tank may move out of position, potentially causing fuel to leak from the vehicle. A fuel leak could result in a fire or serious injury to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners. Owners will be advised to present their vehicle to their preferred Mazda dealer for inspection of the fuel tank and a replacement where required.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda CX-9 (TC) MY2017

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda CX-9 (TC)
Model Year 2017

1 280 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

The vehicle's wiring harness connectors may have a weak retention force, which may cause communication errors between the vehicle control modules.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle control modules miscommunicate, the below events may occur as a result, which may increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users:
- false warnings may be displayed on the instrument cluster
- the turn signals (indicators) may not operate as intended
- the engine may not be able to be restarted, and/or
- the front passenger airbag may not deploy as intended in the event of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners. Owners will be advised to present their vehicle to their preferred Mazda dealer for repair of the affected wiring connectors, at no charge.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411.

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Torqeedo GmbH — Lithium Batteries included in the Electrical Boat Motor Models Travel and Ultralight

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of  Torqeedo Outboard Li-Ion Motor Batteries

Product description

Lithium batteries included in the electrical boat motor models Travel and Ultralight

What are the defects?

Parts of the production of the lithium batteries are not waterproof and water could enter the housing.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the housing, an electrolytic reaction may occur and could pose a fire risk. This may result in a serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the Torqeedo outboard motor battery.

Consumers with the affected models will need to register the batteries on the https://www.torqeedo.com/safety Torqeedo GmbH will then contact consumers directly to advise which Torqeedo service centre to get the battery checked and repaired or replaced.

For further information, please call Power Equipment Pty Ltd on 1800 069 469 (Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm AEST), or email asia@torqeedo.com

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Co Phong Pty Ltd t/as Australia "No 1" Shoe Shop — Various Tianshikufang Children’s Outfits

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Tianshikufang Children's Outfit

Product description

Children's long sleeve top and pants outfit

What are the defects?

The products do not comply with the fire hazard labelling requirements of the mandatory standard 'Consumer Goods (Children's Nightwear and Limited Daywear and Paper Patterns for Children's Nightwear) Safety Standard 2017'.

The garments do not carry the fire hazard information label.

What are the hazards?

The garment may pose a potential fire risk to the wearer.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the sleepwear and return the product to the store to have the label sewn onto the garment.

For further information, consumers should contact Co Phong Pty Ltd t/as Australia "No 1" Shoe Shop via telephone 02 9726 1894 or via their web site http://www.no1childrenswearandshoes.com.au/contact.html

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Byul Mi Kim Chi — Byul Mi Salted Clams 150g

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of Byul Mi Salted Clams 150g

Product description

Byul Mi Kim Chi Salted Clams
150g plastic container

Best Before 31 October 2019 to 31 December 2019

What are the defects?

The recall is due to possible microbial (Hepatitis A virus) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers must not eat this product and anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Return affected product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available from Byul Mi Kim Chi on 0410 596 688.

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz GLE Class Vehicles MY2019

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mercedes-Benz GLE Class vehicles
Model Year 2019

12 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

On certain vehicles, the joint between the fuel filler neck and the fuel tank may not be adequately sealed, possibly resulting in a fuel leak.

What are the hazards?

Fuel leakage may pose an accident or injury risk to other road users. If fuel comes into contact with hot exhaust parts, there is a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free of charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit https://www.dealerlocator.mercedes-benz.com.au/

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Jaguar Land Rover — Jaguar XF MY2016-2018

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Jaguar XF
Model Years 2016-2018

345 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

During testing there was greater than expected variation in CO2 emissions between vehicles.

What are the hazards?

Vehicles may not meet the required emissions standards.

What should consumers do?

Jaguar Land Rover will notify affected owners by letter to request that vehicles are brought to an authorised repairer for an oil filter replacement and oil change on the vehicle. Owners can contact Jaguar Land Rover on 1300 787 803 for more information.

To find your nearest Jaguar Land Rover dealer, visit https://www.landrover.com.au/national-dealer-locator.html

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GN Hearing Australia Pty Ltd — Selected Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aids

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Behind-the-ear hearing aids

Multiple models and serial numbers serviced between 14 August 2019 and 5 September 2019
See attached list of models and serial numbers

ARTG 121206, 174580, 314241, 314521, 121207, 173226, 314440 & 314441

What are the defects?

A software error in the service and repair tool may have altered the specifications for sound amplification, presenting a risk to the user's residual hearing.

What are the hazards?

Longer exposure to mid to high level sound environment could temporarily or permanently affect or damage the user's residual hearing.

What should consumers do?

GN Hearing will contact affected users in writing. Consumers should immediately cease use of the affected products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, contact GN Hearing Australia by phone on 1800 658 955.

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited — Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN MY2007-2014

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Critical Recall

Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN
Model Years 2007-2014
Campaign 010119

Mitsubishi Triton ML & MN , fitted with a 4-spoke steering wheel

57 025 affected vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of Mitsubishi Triton vehicles are advised they are now under 'critical recall’, and it is recommended that you stop driving the vehicle and immediately arrange for airbag replacement as the vehicle has a heightened risk of causing injury or death. The critical recall category applies to alpha airbags and also includes other airbags specified by Mitsubishi Motors.

Mitsubishi Motors can arrange for your vehicle to either be towed to the place of replacement or for a mobile technician to be sent to the vehicle (or some similar arrangement), so that you do not have to drive the vehicle in order to receive a replacement airbag.

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Mitsubishi dealership or Mitsubishi head office directly via the website at https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/contact-us to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Mitsubishi Motors VIN look-up tool at https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/vehicle-recalls or contact Mitsubishi Motors Australia on 1800 931 811 or their preferred Dealer on 1300 131 211, Option 2, Option 2 or go to https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/locate-a-service-centre.
 
Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to http://www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au.
 
We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.
 
Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall.

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Harley-Davidson Australia Pty Ltd — H-D Detachables® Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kits fitted to certain Harley-Davidson Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles MY2015-2019

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000

Photograph of H-D Detachables Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kit in Chrome

Product description

Harley-Davidson Parts & Accessories
H-D Detachables® Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kits fitted to certain Harley-Davidson Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles
Model Years 2015-2019

What are the defects?

The product is not equipped with reflectors that replace the rear reflector on the motorcycle, which is removed when installing this kit.

What are the hazards?

The absence of a reflector could reduce the rear visibility of the motorcycle to other drivers, increasing the risk of an accident and injury to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers with affected motorcycles should contact their nearest Harley-Davidson Australia dealer to arrange an inspection immediately. Affected motorcycles will be fitted with reflectors.

To find a local dealership, visit https://www.harley-davidson.com/au/en/tools/find-a-dealer.html

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These news come from Product Safety Australia - Recalls.


Product Liability compensation claims

When a manufacturer releases a product to market they have a duty to ensure that the product is safe for use by consumers. If a product is unsafe, whether by virtue of its manufacture, composition, unsuitability for use, or because of inadequate instructions (amongst others), then the manufacturer, designer or sometimes the distributor will be liable for that fault.

To find out if you have a product liability claim for compensation, please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left.

In the past, it was necessary to show that the manufacturer is the one to blame for the defect and to prove that they were at fault. However, it is now possible for anyone injured by a product to make a claim, regardless of whether they were the original purchaser or not. Further there is now no requirement to prove the negligence of the manufacturer at any stage. This is how product liability claims differ from other personal injury claims, as other claims require there to have been some negligent act or omission on the part of the defendant in order to make a successful claim.


What Are Products?

‘Products’ for the purposes of product liability claims also include food and drink produce. Other products include consumer goods, pharmaceutical products and ‘bio-medical’ products, which are devices implanted into humans e.g. hip replacements, breast implants and pacemakers.

Product liability claims typically fall into four distinct categories. These are:

Manufacturing faults; in which the product is defective as a result of something that occurred, or failed to occur during the manufacturing process.

Failure adequately to warn; a product does not supply the consumer with any or adequate warnings about the correct or safe use of the product. This can include instructions, information on packaging and information in advertisements.

Design faults; although the product may be manufactured exactly to specifications there is a problem or fault with the design. Because of this, the product is inherently dangerous.

Negligent Surveillance; this is when a manufacturer, on learning that one or more of its products is faulty, fails to warn consumers about the problem with its products – either by issuing inadequate warnings or by not issuing warnings at all.

It is important to note that defective products are not merely of poor quality; indeed there are a number of issues that a court will consider when determining product liability claims.


Multi-Party Claims
Although each product liability claim is different, there are some situations in which many people are injured in the same or similar ways by the same defect. In these circumstances, there may be a multi-party action with many people all suing the manufacturer for injury caused by their defective products. If this happens, it is common for a solicitor’s firm to take on multiple clients who all have the same or similar claims.


Proving Product Liability
In product liability claims the court will consider all the circumstances of the case, including the way in which the product was advertised and marketed to consumers, the warnings and cautions supplied with it and the intended purpose of the product, as well as the time when the product was supplied to the recipient. However, some cases are provable on a strict liability basis. In these cases, there is no need to prove negligence: the mere fact that the manufacturer supplied the product is enough to prove liability. This is the case with e.g. pharmaceutical drugs.

To find out if you have a product liability claim for compensation, please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left.

 

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Clarke, G R --- "Product Liability Actions in Australia: Is the Collateral ..


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The former being reported in The American Lawyer's "Big Suits", December 2002 .. witnesses for a national punitive damages defence to product liability claims.


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Product Liability and Private International Law: Jurisdiction in ..


by S Dutson - 1997 - product liability, international law, jurisdiction, Trade Practices Act 1974 .. issue that addresses itself to a lawyer (the question of jurisdiction)2 may appear to ..


LUKE NOTTAGE, Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan. From ..


comprehensive analysis of the law and practice of product safety and liability in .. should appeal as much to the comparative lawyer interested in product safety ..


Recent publications by Centre members - Centres & Institutes - The ..


.. L, Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan: From Minamata to Mad .. Developments' (2002) Dec The Australian Corporate Lawyer 10-12.


E Law: LEGAL EXPERT SYSTEMS - A HUMANISTIC CRITIQUE OF ..


by A Greinke - - It advises on whether to settle product liability cases, and an advisable amount, based on factors such as abilities of the lawyers, characteristics of the parties, ..


CONFERENCE BOOKLET


movement of the 70's and what can lawyers do to contribute to a social justice ... office, where he leads the firm's national Product Liability and Class Actions ..


Part VA of the Trade Practices Act: A Failure to Adequately Reform ..


by G Boas - 1994 - - its failure to provide substantial and effective reforms of the product liability ... has to a limited extent done), it is not for lawyers to insist that this compromises ..


Mason, Alan --- "Reform of the Law of Negligence: Balancing Costs ..


by A MASONAs important as this sector is, it is not the only element of the liability issue experiencing difficulty. Product liability and, as lawyers well know, professional and ..


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Dr Jeffrey Michael FitzGerald - Occasional speeches - UTS ..


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University of Hawai'i-University of Sydney Symposium


government lawyers, tort liability and product safety, and corporate governance. Carole Petersen (University of Hawai'i) Professor Petersen is a graduate of ..


WORKING PAPER #29


Consumer Product Safety Regulation and Investor-State Arbitration Policy and .. version of an article that appeared in 22 Australian Product Liability Reporter .. well as the International Trade Law Conference hosted by the Attorney General's ..


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Unit trusts - Brett Davis Lawyers .. Hospital Products Ltd v United States Surgical Corp (1984) 156 CLR 41 .. THE LIABILITY OF A TRUSTEE ..


RISING LEGAL COSTS


by RE Marks - - that, whether lawyers or business economists, advisors of those who must make .. Hoadley focusses on the issues of product liability and the producing firm as ..


CASTAN CENTRE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS LAW - Monash University


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Family Law - News and Events - University of Sydney


.. she had a significant practice in product liability as well as in family law. .. In 2002, she was awarded the NSW Women Lawyers Association ..


The moral and political philosophy of law examined


'He is also co-author of a leading American text on lawyer's .. entering graduate school and law teaching, he was a product liability litigator at ..


PRODUCT LIABILITY AND THE CONFLICT OF LAWS IN AUSTRALIA


by J Goldring - - n.5), 1066; Reese, "The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Products. Liability", (1973) 21 Am. J. Comp. L. 149; id., (1974) 8 International Lawyer 606; ..


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by M Waller - 2002 - It is common for public liability, broad form liability, product liability and professional ... Seek appropriate advice from the organisation's lawyers and insurance ..


Collaborative law overview â•fl towards collaborative problem ..


by R Lopich - 2009other forms of ADR, litigation lawyers frequently say: 'Yes, I .. by litigation lawyers often as a precursor to litigation or in ... to a product liability claim since 1994.


Sanctions for the recalcitrant lawyer and party


by G Dearlove - 1999 - Dearlove, Grant (1999) "Sanctions for the recalcitrant lawyer and party," ADR Bulletin: Vol. 2: No. ... indemnity, product liability and compulsory third party ..


BIICL – Product Liability and Safety Database: Japan – PL Law ..


Kato, "Product Liability and Safety Regulation", CCH Japan Business Law .. Awarded 50000 yen for pain and suffering, and 50000 yen towards lawyers' fees.


Pengilley, Warren --- "The Wallis Lake Oyster Litigation: Appellate ..


by IB FACTS.. Appellate Proceedings in Relation to Gallimaufry of Product Liability Claims" .. and Special Counsel to, and former Partner in, Sydney Lawyers, Deacons.


People - Sydney Centre for International Law - The University of ..


.. Office of International Law, Australian Attorney-General's Department .. product liability, international arbitration and corporate governance ..


E Law: Constructing a Liability: Bryan v Maloney


Otherwise, confronted with a suggested new category [of liability], lawyers in their .. analyses apply equally to defective products of a general consumer nature, ..


Contractual Economic Loss in New Zealand - "Who, Then, is my ..


by D Kalderimis - - The net of liability thrown by Lord Atkin in Donoghue v Stevenson[3] is, of itself, far too wide to .. The first is New Zealand Forest Products Ltd v Attorney-General.


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..

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Sugarman, Stephen D --- "United States Tort Reform Wars" [2002 ..


by S D SUGARMAN - - Lawyers representing plaintiffs offer counterarguments to all these assertions. .. But President Clinton successfully vetoed that product liability law.[14] Although ..


CLE Seminar - WTO 6.11.02


Kengo Miyamoto, Japanese lawyer, Blake Dawson Waldron, Sydney .. Luke's work focuses on contract law, product liability, civil dispute resolution (especially ..


Gideon Boas - Human Rights Career Series - Monash University


.. are natural obstacles that exist for Australian lawyers who wish to work .. in Sydney and worked at Cahmans for two years in product liability, ..


08 COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS


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Two views on security software liability: Let the legal system decide ..


by G McGraw - - quently, software products play an integral role in .. Assessing liability for the design, manufacture .. Are armies of lawyers the ultimate threat?


Legal Resources


Links are categorised into Law, lawyers, legal organisations, federal and .. Intellectual Property, Litigation, Offshore Services, Product Liability, ..


Health Impacts of Treated Timber - Litigation


Table 2.4 shows some of the successful cases brought by one lawyer, David .. the manufacturers of CCA-treated timber products, such as picnic tables and play .. sell CCA-treated timber could become a 'major liability to authorities' (Rouse, ..


Structured Finance and the Enron Fraud


Market Analysts and Enron; The Enron Accountants; The Enron Lawyers; Power and .. It was a product financiers marketed to those who needed it. ... He told analysts that Chase had no legal liability because it believed -- and still believes ..


Concurrent Liability - Aust Bar Review Article


by D O’Brien - 2001 - BA, LLB (Hons) (UQ), Lawyer, Allens Arthur Robinson, Brisbane. This article was ... But the bargain will be the product of the parties' voluntary agreement to ..


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The MHL will be of particular interest to lawyers with a health/professional liability practice, hospital and other health organization administrators, doctors, nurses ..


Two views on security software liability: Using the right legal tools ..


by G McGraw - teristics, however, make product lia- bility the .. the time a product's liability lawsuit is settled or .. lawyers and expert witnesses will profit the ..


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practising lawyers in contemporary Vietnam' (Martin Krygier/Adam Czarnota) .. Robin Higgs, 'Implantable surgical devices – issues of product liability' (Gail ..


Protect Yourself: The Importance of Business Insurance - Business ..


Canberra lawyer, Barbara Campbell, learned this in January 2003 when fires .. Product Liability or Professional Indemnity Insurance: covers ..


at the University of Sydney


Pathways to Law @ Sydney – Combined Law Transfer. 5. Pathways .. I have been an academic and a practising lawyer for more than ... Product Liability Law ..


Wikitopia: balancing intellectual property rights within open source ..


by A Adrian - 2010 - - International Association of IT Lawyers .. infringement, the use of open software raises competition law and tort liability issues. The. European Union has .. consumer protection rules to cover licensing agreements of products like software.


O'Neill, Nick; Peisah, Carmelle --- "Chapter 3 - Incapacity and ..


Liability

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Law Faculty Letterhead


'76023 Deceptive Trade Practices and Product Liability'. • '76047 .. problems as the global financial crisis (GFC); and the role of the regulatory lawyer and some ..


Greenleaf (1989) 'Legal expert systems - Robot lawyers?'


Quite apart from a lawyer's particular fields of legal expertise (his or her .. System) which advises on likely settlement figures for product liability cases, both ..


The 2008 China Milk Scandal and the Role of the Government in ..


Vice-president of the Hebei Lawyers Association [Jieshi Huaner Minshi .. the Consumer Protection Law, echoed in Article 43 of the Product liability Law, ..


CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 9 Dictionary


"acquire" , in relation to financial products, when used in a provision outside ... (i) a person liable as a member or past member to contribute to the property of the ... "lawyer" means a duly qualified legal practitioner and, in relation to a person, ..


Published Works 2001 - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


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by K StewartThis reliance on GIS products gives rise to issues of liability, including the following: ... The then Attorney-General of New South Wales indicated that the Bill ..


Pharmaceutical/Medical Cases


by GR Clark - 1990 - to be liable for defective products and the foreign subsidiary take over? ... lawyer acting for 2700 Australian women in the Dalkon Shield litigation, was ..


Powers, Purposes and Objects: The Protracted Demise of the Ultra ..


by PJ Omar - 2004 - regulate the minutiae of corporate life, company lawyers still speak in terms of the .. The doctrine of promoter's liability arose to provide control over the pre- ... commercial by-product because it permitted the company to evade an obligation ..


TITLE: "Doctors, Lawyers and Immunity From Suit: What's Fair for ..


the medical profession to accept negligence liability quite a few decades ago now. Some disgruntled doctors have been heard to say: "How would lawyers like it ..


Commercial Law - Sydney Law School - The University of Sydney


Consumer Contracts and Product Defects, 6, N LAWS6024, LAWS6025 This unit replaced LAWS6227 Consumer Protection Law: Liability of ..


laws 3432 family law


combined law (Sydney. • llb) juris doctor (Sydney jd). • prohibitions .. significant practice in product liability as well as in family law. Prof. boland served as chair ..


MARITIME LAW ASSOCIATION


by JH Williams - 2005 - Texas company, to distribute its traditional New Zealand product. .. and to be subject to the issuing court's judgment only once their liability to the jurisdiction ..


Comment on Civil Law and Common Law: Two Different Paths ..


by L Nottage - - Ultimately, a comparative lawyer – qua lawyer – must begin with some theory of what ... On product liability and safety law, see eg (a) "Global Harmony and ..


A CRITICAL MORALITY FOR LAWYERS: FOUR APPROACHES TO ..


by C PARKER - - client to break or evade the law or escape liability? Finally, to what extent should lawyers, in their daily work, ensure that they care for people and relationships?


1st draft, 5 August Americanisation of Australian law and legal ..


law introduced by Kelemen and Sibbitt: product liability (following the EU model in .. generated the "tournament of lawyers" process within their firms, which ..


1992 THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF ..


by E MEMORANDUMAttorney-General, the Honourable. Michael Duffy MP) .. The purposeof this Bill is to introduce into Australia a strict product liability regime based on the 1985 ..


Faculty of Law - Monash University


.. rescue; LAW4531E Product liability law from a comparative perspective .. Lawyers' responsibilities; LAW7332 Principles of construction law ..


Subject Guide - University of Sydney


- Money, business relationship, competition, products etc. (b) Role of the lawyer in avoiding disputes/legal liability. Methods of avoiding disputes or legal liability ..


Business Law - Sydney Law School - The University of Sydney


Consumer Contracts and Product Defects, 6, N LAWS6024, LAWS6025 This unit replaced LAWS6227 Consumer Protection Law: Liability of ..


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Ebsworth & Ebsworth Lawyers, practising in insurance litigation (professional indemnity and product liability) and maritime and aviation law. Andrew also holds ..


[pic] Terrorism Insurance Regulations 2003 Statutory Rules 2003 No ..


107 Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting, Attorney-General's Department, .. 16 A contract of insurance commonly known as a product liability insurance ..


Wade, John --- "Mediation - Seven Fundamental Questions" [2001 ..


by J Wade Every lawyer should be able to answer these seven basic questions from enquiring clients, or from .. Marketing any new product is a challenge. .. companies which offer insurance to mediators against liability for negligence.


LICENSED?


by JC Knight - 2002 - - (a lawyer and software testing expert), and .. employees who produce software or products with soft- ware in them. There are .. issues in product liability suits.


Dumplings and Dodgy Foods in Japan: Implications for the Australia ..


Lawyer, Herbert Smith, Tokyo. The University of Sydney .. and Causation Hard to Prove (2008) 19 (1) Australian Product Liability. Reporter 8; Stubbs P Impact of ..


1 Some have recently proclaimed a thoroughgoing "Americanisation ..


A Authoritative Formality: Constitutions, Legislation, Courts, and Lawyers. II.B Content Formality: .. In product liability, corporate governance and other fields, ..


Whitehead, Peter --- "A Review of the Response of the Courts and ..


by P WhiteheadHow the Court responds where the attorney does not follow the expressed intentions ... on her daughter that was, in part at least, the product of her mental deterioration. .. The liability of the lawyer without recourse to his insurer sends a clear ..


PROPORTIONATE LIABILITY BILL 2005 Second Reading Speech


Dr TOYNE (Justice and Attorney-General): Madam Speaker, I move that the bill now .. That respondent is then potentially liable for all the damages payable to the .. Trading Act relating to breaches of dangerous product provisions; and claims ..


The truth about lying as a negotiation tactic: Where business, ethics ..


by A Lakhani - 2007 - codes of ethics that sanction the lawyer ... A legal professional acting as negotiator could be held personally liable for ... of the value of a product, and even ..


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Law & Contemporary Problems

 



By JF Corkery (ed) The Federation Press, 1989


by ACIN LAW - 1990it seems, wants to become a lawyer, primarily for reasons of financial reward and .. the law of fraud, negligence, strict products liability, professional malpractice ..


Published Works 2004 - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


Nottage, L, Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan: From Minamata to .. Doeker-Mach, G & Ziegert, K A (eds), Alice Erh-Soon Tay: Lawyer, ..


E LAW | Research Analysts and the Australian Market Misconduct ..


[10] New York Attorney General's Press Release, 20 December 2002; New York .. likely: (i) to induce persons in this jurisdiction to apply for financial products; or (ii) .. [55] Skoyles, "The Fiduciary Basis of Insider Trading Liability: Dirks Down ..


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LAWS6014 Advanced Financing Techniques

 


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A New Consumer Agency for Japan? Consumer Redress, Contracts ..


Consumer Redress, Contracts and Product Safety .. Such claims would be increasingly based on the 1994 Product Liability Law, similar to the 1985 .. Civil Code (perhaps because the lawyer wasn't confident of proving that ..


1 Watchdogs or Whistle-Blowers? The Corporate Lawyer as Gate ..


Arguably some of these collapses are a product of determined ... Lawyers can be provided with incentives, in the form of liability exposure for example, which ..


Dr Jeffrey FitzGerald, Occasional Address, UTS Graduation ..


requests for its discovery in product liability litigation). Yet it is not necessarily straightforward or easy, even for lawyers of great integrity and good will, to define ..


Annual Prize Ceremony


ACT Women Lawyers' Association Prize for Law Studies. Jenna Priestly .. LexisNexis Prize for Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law. Emma Lee ..


Rennert, Guido --- "Is Elimination of Forum Shopping by Means of ..


by G RENNERT - - .. of a DC-10, owned by a Turkish airline as a products liability suit in a Federal .. is some tension between the obligation of an attorney or solicitor to zealously ..


UniMelb UGHB96 : 730-104 Torts and the Process of Law


..

an analysis of negligence law; particular negligence situation: product liability, .. negligence situation: negligent professionals, including doctors and lawyers.


Canberra Law Review Volume 10, Issue 3 Finished


Reasons Explained by Vice-president of the Hebei Lawyers Association' [Jieshi .. Article 43 of the Product liability Law, allows a "consumer or other victim" who ..


After the Columbine High School massacre - APSA 2000


Rich Text Format - by C BEAUCHAMP - .. lawyers (some prominent in the "tobacco wars"), filed lawsuits in 1999 against gun manufacturers and their trade association on the grounds of product liability ..


Reading Suitability against Fitness for Purpose — The Evolution of a ..


by G Pearson - law, there has been a greater emphasis on the doctrine of product liability. ... and the desire of Scottish lawyers not to be left out, held up the enactment of the ..


CORPORATIONS REGULATIONS 2001 - REG 1.0.02 Interpretation


(c) any provisions relating to liability (civil or criminal) that apply or applied in relation to .. ASTC-regulated transfer means a transfer of a Division 4 financial product : .. "enduring power of attorney" means an enduring power of attorney that ..


International Business Law - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


Consumer Contracts and Product Defects, 6, N LAWS6024, LAWS6025 This unit replaced LAWS6227 Consumer Protection Law: Liability of ..


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA


opportunity to talk to a coming generation of lawyers. I assume .. government, in resolving a custody dispute or challenging a tax liability – in whatever .. professional reputation are the product of independence, integrity and ..


E LAW | Reinventing Contract - Text


by JJA Burke - - [5] Even when lawyers customize contracts, they start with standard forms; .. of the product would be unenforceable as the product liability equivalent to a defect.


A mediatorâ•Žs nightmare: giving evidence in court about what ..


by J Rothfield - 2003Consult with another lawyer who is well versed .. lawyers.4. • Be aware of the detail into which a judge may go to satisfy him or herself .. PRODUCT LIABILITY s ..


Slide 1


Microsoft Powerpoint - outline the major statutory civil liability reforms and the main changes they have .. Since then defendants have been found liable for conduct as varied as careless surgery, faulty products, failure to .. Eg Accountants, Lawyers, Doctors, etc.


Money and the Expert Witness: An Ethical Dilemma


by E Tanay - 1976 - - factor in the outcome of a trial and lessens the relative power of the lawyers involved. "Keep everybody out of .. Product liability litigation, malpractice, criminal ..


E LAW | Public Tort Liability: An Alternative to Tort Liability and No ..


Clearly, this re-opens the question about whether tort liability is a viable option. ... tort liability, on the other hand, is inconsistent since lawyers' talents, for example, ... a potent sanction against defective products or accident prone activities".


ANU - STUDYAT - ANU College of Law (Courses)


LAWS1202, Lawyers Justice and Ethics. LAWS1203, Torts. LAWS1204 .. Organisations (Geneva). LAWS2259, Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law ..


THE NEW AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW: WHAT ABOUT ..


by L NOTTAGEavailable via Sydney Centre for International Law, Sydney Centre Working ... generally comparing the product liability regimes in Australia, Japan, the EU and ..


FORESTRY ACT 1959


Rights and liabilities of contracting party in respect of forest entitlement areas 39C. Interpretation Part 6--Control and disposal of forest products and quarry material 43. .. of transfer after sale by mortgagee Division 10--Powers of attorney 61TA.


ADR and government


by L Boulle - 2002rules to recognise the role of lawyers serving as third .. for his or her client, a lawyer may serve as a third party .. Product Liability Law & Practice s. For further ..


UNSW Continuing Legal Education Competition & Consumer Law


..

of obligations and product liability, statutory guarantees and product warranties. .. In House Legal Advisors; General Practitioners; Commercial Lawyers ..


TITLE: Women Litigants and Advocates in Insurance Law1 DATE: 10 ..


on tonight include the product liability legal actions (breast implants and toxic shock .. Australian defence lawyers may have matters to learn from their US ..


Professor Megan Richardson - Staff Profile


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J. Bosland and M. Richardson, 'Competing discourses of 'rights' and 'harms' in ..

 


Towards legal pragmatism: breach of confidence and the right to privacy' in E ..

 



UTS: Alphabetical list of subjects - Law, UTS Handbook


Deceptive Trade Practices and Product Liability 76023. Designs Law and .. Financial Analysis for the Transactional Lawyer 78114. Financial Analysis for the ..


Forgiving a Director's Breach of Duty: A review of recent decisions


It would be unjust to hold directors personally liable for a breach of duty, regardless of ... described as a product of honest error or inadvertence34. The director was. "an expert taxation law and corporations law lawyer and a highly qualified ..


An Agenda for a Research Programme: Comparative Analysis of ..


by G Barker - 2009 - scale product liability cases (e.g. asbestos) securities litigation involving .. pays both sides costs, and further unlike the US, in Australia a lawyer cannot be ..


Unit Handbook, Units Indexed by Faculty: Faculty of Law


.. rescue; LAW4531E Product liability law from a comparative perspective .. Lawyers' responsibilities; LAW7332 Principles of construction law ..


Module 6 Commercial Dispute Resolution


Microsoft Powerpoint - Product liability-wrong item, quality, quantity, unsafe, late, incomplete .. Longest civil trial in Tasmania with 3 years of preparation, armies of lawyers and 6 ..


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-General v Guardian Newspapers (No 2) [1988] 3 All ER 345, RR518 .. to the defendant with intention of the defendant manufacturing the new product. ... confidence or contract, where the imposition of liability can even be upon a ..


Hooked on Tobacco - NI 369 - Between a rock and a hard place


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Limiting Auditorsâ•Ž Liability


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The year ahead for NADRAC


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Bikundo, E, 'Kenya's 2007 Elections and Individual Criminal Liability for Organized .. Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law: Sydney (2008) ... Kellam, J & Nottage, L, 'Europeanisation of Product Liability in the ..


Atkinson, Benedict --- "Chapter 14 - The Age of America" [2007 ..


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Review of the proscription of terrorist organisations: What role for ..


The Commonwealth Attorney-General has a broad discretion under the .. decision to proscribe an organisation is, in large part, a product of the ... 100 Marine Hull & Liability Insurance Co Ltd v Hurford (1985) 10 FCR 234 at 241 (Wilcox J).


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by T TomorrowNew directions in product liability engages the attention of Professor Waddams .. be by a national body set up by the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General.


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September 2009 - Blogs - University of Sydney


Kawamura Connections: Tokyo Lawyers Go Global, All the Way With the .. in consumer policy/administration generally, product liability and ..


Corporate and Commercial Law - Research Supervisor Connect ..


He worked for several years as a corporate lawyer and then as a barrister .. Banking and Financial Instruments; Product Liability and Practice ..


This file was downloaded from: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/47140/


by SD Kiel-Chisholm - 2011Lawyers could seek to facilitate the resolution of the ... pp. 3-4]. They also consider manufacturer liability for faulty products and conclude that "the „changed ..


'Knowing Receipt' Following Farah Constructions Pty Ltd v Say-Dee ..


by H ATKIN - the relationship between liability for knowing receipt and the Torrens system has ... product of a broader error, namely a wrong-headed jurisprudential .. To the lawyer whose mind has been moulded by civilian influences, the theory ..


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Lawyers For a Less Adversarial System,. Federation .. Lawyers' Responsibility and. Accountability: .. Kearney, David, "Product liability issues for e-tailers" in ..


Paynter, Hugh; Foreman, Ross --- "Liability of Internet Service ..


by H PAYNTER[40] In relation to ISP liability, the Attorney-General proposed that the issue should be ... [59] This was on the basis that the defendant was "supplying a product".


Spagnolo, Lisa --- "The Last Outpost: Automatic CISG Opt Outs ..


by L SPAGNOLO - - Australian lawyers and courts have tried long and hard to ignore the CISG. ... who could escape liability for non-conformities if the transaction happens to be ... It argued that there were no express terms as to the quality of the product, and ..


Publication Assistance - Monash University


70+ items – Publication Assistance. Journals Published in Australia. List of ..








Accounting and Australian Securities and Investment Community (ASIC ..

 


Adelaide Law Review

 



FACING UP TO THE LIABILITIES OF


by M McGregor-Lowndes - 1992 - - potential personal legal liability of managers and board members. 1 as well as the ... Past presidents, lawyers, insurance brokers or agents and accountants ..


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the products involved, and to lawyers — including Australian lawyers — because of the manner in which the .. liabilities resulting from the failure of software built ..


Mediatorsâ•Ž notes of the mediation - a mediator's protective device


by M Creelman - 1999 - When a practising lawyer acts as a mediator he .. insurer's liability may be reduced if its interests are .. Australian PRODUCT LIABILITY Reporter. ❏ Australian ..


Comparative law | Australian Law Postgraduate Network


The European Commission Directive on Product Liability was used as the model for the .. Israeli lawyers are more likely than, say, their Australian or English ..


REFERENCE MANUAL


all liability, including without limitation consequential or incidental damages. .. Motorola products are not designed, intended, or authorized for use as components .. costs, damages, and expenses, and reasonable attorney fees arising out of, ..


Published Works 2009 - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


Product Liability

in the Asia-Pacific (3rd edition), Federation Press: Sydney .. of Children, Parents, Lawyers and Counsellors' (2009) 82 Family Matters 15-21 ..


Some have recently proclaimed a thoroughgoing "Americanisation ..


with eg L Nottage Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan: From Minamata to ... [The modern UCC] model invites the parties, their lawyers, and the courts to ..


Socratic teaching, the law and professional identity


have in learning to 'think like a lawyer' results not from a failure of skill but from the .. is it relevant that Fred and his company now have a direct liability for .. trust structures should be treated as irrelevant because the income is the product of ..


CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - NOTES


Attorney-General's Department, Canberra ... Securities (except debentures and managed investment products) held by 100 or more persons 128 ... Person may be released from liability but is not entitled to indemnity 174 ..


AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY CHEMICALS CODE ACT ..


Attorney-General's Department, Canberra. Contents .. 4...... Definition of agricultural chemical product . .. 7...... Possession or custody of constituent or product . ... Liability of persons acting on behalf of non-residents .


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Lawyers Education Channel, September. 1999 .. importance to the liability of accessories to crime .. Australian Product Liability Reporter, vol. 10 no 5, June ..


ABHANDLUNGEN / ARTICLES


products liability law,5 the 1996 code of civil procedure,6 the Freedom of Information ... number of lawyers in active practice and the demand for entry into the ..


The Fate of "No-Fault" in America - [2003] VUWLRev 12; (2003) 34 ..


by IADTN BarkedMost 1960s planners envisioned some new insurance product that was .. by judicial innovations in the areas of product liability and medical malpractice. .. politically among the competing interests of lawyers, insurers, and claimants, not to ..


COURT APPROVAL FOR SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTIONS ..


by GT Pagone - class action may lie with the lawyers on the court record as the solicitors ... Pick-up Truck Fuel Tank Products Liability Litigation20 the US Court of Appeal ..


A Battle and a Gamble: The Spectre Of An Adverse Costs Order In ..


by P Keyzer - 2011 - With the notable exception that an Attorney-General intervening is .. and Chris Tollefson, 'When The 'Public Interest' Loses: The Liability of ... Ideally, law should be the product of inclusive conversation: a true conversation ..


Keith Holland - Recent International Legal Developments in ..


Attorney

-General's Department .. LIABILITY. 7. WHETHER ESTABLISHED BY CONTRACT OR LEGISLATION, THE LIABILITY OF .. This is particularly relevant in the case of products which satisfy the requirements of general users of ..


Ethics and Auditing


concerning auditor independence and the limitation of auditor liability. Introduction ... conduct in relation to a financial product or financial services. The idea .. 307 (requiring lawyers to report evidence of material violation of securities law or ..


Published Works 2006 - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


McDonald, B, 'The Impact of the Civil Liability Legislation on .. Kellam, J & Nottage, L, 'Report on Clayton Utz Asia-Pacific Product Liability Survey' (2006) .. the Family Law Act' (2006) 18(4) Australian Family Lawyer 30-38.


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J. Bosland and M. Richardson, 'Competing discourses of 'rights' and 'harms' in ..

 


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Thinking about conflict resolution â•Ÿbeyond the square boxâ•Ž


by NM Alexander - 1999term used primarily by lawyers to refer to conflict handling .. inroads into the ways lawyers think about dispute handling .. s Product Liability Law &. Practice ..


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Product index · Underwater Sound Recorder · SailTool software · Sail Imaging software .. The lawyers made us do it . .. Limitation of liability 1.3 Without limiting clause 1.1, the liability of the Commonwealth and Curtin ..


E LAW | Internet Service Provider Liability for Copyright ..


by B Mercurio - - Frena[10] was the first case to find liability under this theory. ... to the digital domain, Australia released an Attorney-General Discussion Paper proposing a ... by doing business (the risk is a by-product of the service that can be internalised).


ftp://cleo. murdoch. edu. au/pub/elaw/issues/v5n4/baissus54. txt http ..


by JM BaïssusTo comment on this assertion from the continental lawyer's point of view, I will have to ... It is therefore felt as somewhat abrupt to dismiss the end product of such an intensive .. It purports to demonstrate, in a civil liability case initiated against ..


Corporate Governance and M&A in Australia: An Overview for ..


by L Nottage - - two younger commentators, a US lawyer in Tokyo and a Berkeley-trained ... unlike in the field of product liability where class actions have dropped off{Kellam ..


Risk and the Consumer in Australian Financial Services Reform


by G PEARSON - - this, create a system that is neutral as between regulation of products and in ... at reducing those risks for individuals, for example product liability legislation. ... address given at Superannuation 2002: A National Conference for Lawyers, the ..


Misrepresentation and the Liability of Universities


by NA Katter - 2006 - to legal liability for innocent, fraudulent or negligent statements by academics or administrative .. damage awards, speculative actions by lawyers, and a changed perception of universities by .. A further by- product is that. 1 See eg Ogawa v ..


http://www. murdoch. edu. au/elaw/issues/v10n2/burke102. html _


by JJA Burke - [5] Even when lawyers customize contracts, they start with standard forms; .. of the product would be unenforceable as the product liability equivalent to a defect.


SILICA: TIME TO ACT


by P Briggs - thoroughly investigate the possible risks which their operations and products pose ... warns of a potentially greater risk of future liability which lawyers in the ..


Diagnostic factors in mandatory ADR referrals


by L Boulle - 2001 - defendant was not likely to accept liability; more than .. s Australian PRODUCT LIABILITY Reporter s Australian .. referral application was both a lawyer and ..


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Contribution Between Persons Liable for the Same .. Lawyer, vol 19 no 2, June 1999, pp27-30. (ID No 2755) .. Australian Product Liability Reporter, vol. 10 no 4 ..


May - July 2009 Booklet.indd


Product Liability Update. 24 June 2009. Building and Construction. 25 June 2009. Property Lawyers - Planning Certificates. 30 June 2009. *Drafting Easements ..


Japanese Law: An Overview by Masaki Abe, Professor of Law ..


intrigue comparative lawyers. ... lawyers, the internal discipline of the courts, and the administration of the ... product liability claims against manufacturers.


Annual Report


Guest Speakers: Brent Fisse, Brent Fisse Lawyers and Caron Beaton-Wells, ... response', (2008) 18 (9) Australian Product Liability Reporter, 122-127. Nottage ..


SCHOOL OF LAWs


advocacy skills for lawyers, Trial Advocacy 2002. This is a joint venture .. The School and its reputation are the product of all of the sorts of contributions to it that ..


Mediation in Israel


by S Zaidel - 2002 - - However, litigants and their attorneys have been far less .. attorney. This led to the widespread use of co-mediation for court cases, as .. PRODUCT LIABILITY s ..


Guiding principles for medication management in the community


Attorney-General's Department, Robert Garran Offices, National Circuit, Barton ACT ... standardised electronic health information products and services for health care ... APAC can not assume any liability for the content of Web sites listed ..


LLM THESIS


by CN Burgess - 2005 - Attorney-General v Sport Newspapers Ltd [1992] 1 All ER 503 ... liability arises if the relevant speech is uttered 'reasonably and in good faith' in the course of 'any .. denunciation may, as an incidental but not intended by-product, cause some ..


LEGAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COURSE PRESENTERS


language the fundamental ethical principles by which lawyers practice. ... Product Liability Law and Practice" and is about to be published in the forthcoming ..


Terrorism and Force Majeure in International Contracts


by E Eriksen - 2004 - - One of the main objectives for lawyers in today's society is to predict the changes that may occur ... liability than in the common law'14, and the question of fault will in these systems be addressed as a .. the product was meant for that use,. (3) ..


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The recent financial crisis poses difficult questions for lawyers, .. of what happened the product of perceptual bias - the failure to comprehend the risk .. case and in particular the neglected complexity of scope-of-liability rules.


Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility


Attorney-General's Reference No 1 of 1996 (Weiderman's case) __________26 ... 13 Tolmie J, 'Intoxication and Criminal Liability in New South Wales: A .. means that the physical act of the accused must be the conscious product of a freely ..


Lodge a complaint about an unsafe product : Department of Justice ..


In this case, you need to find a lawyer experienced in product liability law who can tell you whether it is worth pursuing the issue through the ..


Product recalls connected to CSR


Leading Australian product liability lawyer Dr Jocelyn Kellam believes that product recalls are connected to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the context of ..


Doing business in the USA - For Australian exporters - Austrade ..


For more information, go to the Attorney General's Department on foreign bribery. .. Advice from lawyers and specialists in product liability is ..+


Apply for an electrical contractor licence - Department of Justice and ..


Search Justice and Attorney-General .. from your insurer that confirms you have a policy with broadform public and products liability with: ..


Australian product liability reporter | National Library of Australia


APA Citation. International Business Communications. & Consumer Law Association-National. 1989 Australian product liability reporter ..


Limited liability partnership forms : Department of Justice and ..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety .. To notify when a limited liability partnership stops trading or is dissolved. .. The State of Queensland (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 2012.


Guide to income you must declare


.. sporting accidents, motor vehicle accidents, public liability or product liability. A lawyer can advise you whether or not you have a valid claim.


About limited liability partnerships : Department of Justice and ..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety .. A limited liability partnership is a business structure between two or more people .. They are investors, but their liability is limited to the amount they contribute to .. The State of Queensland (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 2012.


Change details of a limited liability partnership : Department of ..


To notify us of a change in the registered details for a limited liability partnership: complete Partnership Act Form 3 - Change of details relating ..


Guide to income you must declare - Australian Taxation Office


If you're unsure whether your trust investment product is one of these types of .. sporting accidents, motor vehicle accidents, public liability or product liability. A lawyer can advise you whether or not you have a valid claim.


Limited liability partnership business structure : Department of ..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety .. A limited liability partnership is an unincorporated business structure between .. The State of Queensland (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 2012.


Australian Consumer Law - Product Safety Guide


Attorney-General's Department. 3-5 National .. Bans on consumer goods or product-related services. 10. – What does a ban .. liable for loss or damage caused ..


Public liability insurance for incorporated associations : Department ..


Public liability insurance protects your incorporated association if a person is injured, or their property is damaged, due to an incident on the ..


Lawyers & Solicitors - Community - Government of South Australia


Andrew Rogers Business & Personal Lawyers View details .. planning and development, personal injury, workcover and product liability and family law.


STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS


power of attorney), the defendant (who is the person or organisation you are seeking .. accidents, public liability and product liability). s The claim is not a ..


What is a cooperative? : Department of Justice and Attorney-General


.. as sugar, dairy produce, horticulture, housing, retailing and recycling. .. A member of a cooperative is not under any personal liability to the ..


Product recalls : Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. Manufacturers and suppliers tend to voluntarily initiate most product safety recalls ..


Setting up and running an incorporated association : Department of ..


Home | Justice and Attorney-General Home | Site map | Contact us | Help | .. Products and services · Consumer alerts · Product safety and recalls · Real .. from personal liability for the actions of the incorporated association, ..


Handling customer complaints : Department of Justice and Attorney..


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. and address customer complaints about the business, or a product or service ..


Banned products : Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. Bans can be placed on consumer goods or product-related services if it is ..


Products with mandatory safety standards : Department of Justice ..


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. Many products must comply with mandatory safety and information standards. .. Safety standards require that products meet requirements for performance, .. The State of Queensland (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 2012.


Regulations for selling safe products : Department of Justice and ..


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. Our role in product safety is to ensure consumer products are as safe as .. Our long term goal is to reduce the number of product-related injuries to Queenslanders. .. The State of Queensland (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 2012.


Selling second-hand goods : Department of Justice and Attorney..


Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. For a list of these products, see products with mandatory standards.


NEW AUSTRALIAN COPYRIGHT LAWS FACT SHEET


There is no liability for the circumvention of TPMs which do not come within .. products are not able to restrict the use of generic after-market goods and .. to a review process, and the Attorney-General makes a decision to grant an exception.


Register a business name in Queensland : Department of Justice ..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety · Products .. About limited liability partnerships · Register a limited partnership .. The Department of Justice and Attorney-General has a list of JPs in your area.


List of Mediators | A.C.T Supreme Court


Legal Services Board of Victoria: Working Under the Act ..


Law practices and Australian-registered foreign lawyers that engage .. The insurance must cover civil liability of the law practice and each person .. product disclosure statement to the Board before 30 April each year, to seek ..


Adam Elliott Butt


Allens Arthur Robinson - Lawyer - 3 years - 2007- 2009 o Product liability, trade practices, general litigation, corporate and pro bono. - International Criminal ..


Inquiries | ALRC


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Proceeds of Crime Act 1987, Product liability, Protection of human genetic information .. On 8 February 2012, the Attorney-General announced a review into ..


Business name registration : Department of Justice and Attorney..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety · Products with .. Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships ..


Deed Name Search - LPI Online Shop


Deed name, deed number, power of attorney, old system deeds, name change. .. (a), using the products other than for your own business purposes; or .. cannot by law be excluded, LPI is liable to you for breach of a non-excludable term.


Register a limited partnership : Department of Justice and Attorney..


A limited liability partnership exists between two or more people, where at least one .. Register an unincorporated limited liability partnership ..


Final Report | ALRC


Product Liability

(ALRC Report 51) - Published on 15 August 1989. Final Report .. Enduring Powers of Attorney (ALRC Report 47) - Published on 6 April 1989.


Lay-by regulations for businesses : Department of Justice and ..


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Decision making by retirement village residents : Department of ..


Unfair contract terms law · Handling complaints · Product safety .. Boarding houses and hostels · Limited liability partnerships .. themselves; through a person they appoint by power of attorney; through another person they ..


Buying a Franchise


Business Contracts · Dispute Resolution · Hiring a Lawyer .. Product franchise – this is where the franchisee sells the franchisor's product from a .. they may be relevant in calculating any capital gains tax liability if you sell the business ..


Project No 65 – Part II


According to Holder (at 405): "In recent years, malpractice and product liability attorneys have become extremely interested in the results of epidemiological and ..


Getting a refund : Department of Justice and Attorney-General


In some instances, part of the purchase of a business is that the new owner will take on liability for repair of faulty products. You do have the ..


The Essential Handbook - business.gov.au


of liability insurance including public or product liability and professional indemnity. .. If necessary, you can pay a lawyer to write the letter on your business' ..


Bans on consumer goods or product-related services


Rich Text Format - When consumer goods or product-related services 19. may have caused death, serious injury or illness. Product liability 21. Glossary and abbreviations 23 ..


STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS


This fact sheet has been produced to provide information to lawyers about changes to .. accidents, sporting accidents, product liability, public liability or medical ..


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If you have been injured in a Road related accident either as a driver, passenger, pedestrian, motorcyclist or cyclist, you could be entitled to claim a significant compensation payout. You should seek legal advice immediately to find out what you could be entitled to claim.

Legal advice for family law matters

Do you need legal advice regarding family law? If so, please complete your free legal enquiry form. Going through a separation and divorce can be a difficult time for those involved and that's why the process needs to run as smoothly as possible. It is therefore important that proper legal advice be obtained from a qualified legal practitioner practising family law who can help you and give you the legal advice you need to guide you through your difficult situation and ensure that the matter is dealt with as fairly as possible. Please complete your free legal enquiry form to find out more.

Car Accident Compensation

Have you been in a car accident? where you a driver, rider, passenger or pedestrian? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, then you could be entitled to claim a significant compensation payout. To find out more please complete your free legal enquiry form.

 

Cyclist Accidents and Injuries

Quite often cyclists are not given proper care and attention by other road users. This can result in accidents occurring between car, trucks and other motor vehicles with bicycle riders. Motorists often fail to give way to cyclists therby causing an accident with the cyclist.

If you are a cyclist who has been involved in an accident, then the chances are you could be entitled to receive a significant compensation payout from the CTP insurer of the driver that caused the accident.

To find out more, please complete your free legal enquiry form.

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