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:

SAIC Motor Australia Pty Ltd — MG6 PLUS 2016 Rear Seat

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

MG6 PLUS models of Core specification, built in 2016.

What are the defects?

The rear centre seat position of the MG6 PLUS is not fitted with a Child Restraint Anchorage as required by Australian Design Rule 34/02.

What are the hazards?

Without appropriate Child Restraint Anchorage, the top tether of a child restraint cannot be attached, which may increase the risk of injury to an occupant in an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted directly by their MG dealer to arrange a complete replacement of the rear passenger seat backrest (60% portion) fitted with a middle top-tether child restraint anchorage point.

For further information call the MG Australia helpline on 1800 MG CARS (642 277).

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Deere & Company / John Deere Limited — Selected 2017 1023E and 1025R Compact Utility Tractors

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

1 Series Tractor

Product description

Green and yellow compact utility tractors with “John Deere” and the model number printed on the hood.

What are the defects?

The Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) retaining bolts may have been over torqued and stretched, which could cause the bolts to break.

What are the hazards?

If a ROPS retaining bolt is not properly torqued or breaks, the ROPS may not maintain the operator zone of protection during a rollover. This may pose an injury risk to the user.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted directly. Owners should stop using the tractors and contact their nearest authorised John Deere dealer to arrange a free repair.

To locate the nearest dealer consumers should go to https://dealerlocator.deere.com/servlet/country=AU?locale=en_AU

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IPD Group Limited — Salzer DC Enclosed Isolators

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

IPV40E

Product description

DC Isolator for Photovoltaic (Solar) applications for disconnecting the DC supply. Ratings are 40 Amps at 1000 volts DC.
Brand: SALZER
IPV40E - DCLB232
IPV40ES - DCLB23

What are the defects?

The Salzer DC LB232 isolators may fail, causing excessive heat. This may cause the isolators to melt or char.

What are the hazards?

The products could present a risk of fire or electrocution under certain conditions.

What should consumers do?

Owners should immediately turn off their Solar/Photovoltaic system by using the “AC ISOLATOR” switch and turning it to “off”.
WARNING: don’t operate the isolators marked “PV ARRAY DC ISOLATOR”.
Contact the IPD Customer Service Centre 1300 556 601 or visit http://www.ipd.com.au/recall to provide your contact details and details of the electrical contractor that performed your original installation and to register for installation of a replacement once available.

For further information contact IPD Customer Service Centre on 1300 556 601 or email quality@ipd.com.au

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Telwater Pty Ltd — Quintrex, Stacer & Savage Boats (extended recall)

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Fuel filler cap

Product description

This recall has been updated, more boats have been affected and new HIN lists for each brand have been attached.

Quintrex, Stacer and Savage brand boats of various models with factory fuel tanks

What are the defects?

In some circumstances water entry into the boat's fuel tank may occur via the breather holes.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the engine's fuel system via the boat's fuel tank it is possible the engine could shut down. This could occur while the boat is being operated, meaning the boat may not be able to return to port, increasing the risk of a boating accident and/or injury to the boat occupants.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should immediately stop operating the boat and engine and contact their nearest authorised Quintrex, Stacer or Savage dealer to arrange for an inspection of the fuel tank and for a fuel filler spacer to be installed.

Consumers can locate their nearest dealer by going to: http://www.quintrex.com.au, http://www.savageboats.com.au, http://www.stacer.com.au or http://www.telwater.com.au, or by phoning Telwater on (07) 5585 9898 Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm AEST, or via email at recall@telwater.com.au

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW 3 Series - E46

Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW E46 vehicles
12/2001 - 03/2003

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 BMW dealership or BMW Australia ’s head office directly via the website at https://www.bmw.com.au/ or phone BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299 to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use BMW’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: https://www.bmw.com.au/offers-and-services/service/bmw-recall

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd — MY 2013-2017 NW & NX Pajero

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

NW & NX Pajero built between 07/01/2013 and 31/01/2017
Takata passenger airbag inflator - Beta
20 187 vehicles affected

What are the defects?

Passenger's airbag inflator: If an affected vehicle is involved in an accident and the airbag goes off, the airbag inflator may rupture.

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 will receive a letter from Mitsubishi Motors Australia asking them to contact their preferred dealer to arrange replacement of the airbag inflator free of charge. If they have not already done so, owners must immediately contact a Mitsubishi dealership to arrange the repairs urgently.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mitsubishi Motors Australia on 1300 131 211 or contact their preferred dealer. For help locating a Mitsubishi dealer please go to: https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/locate-a-servic...

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Just Suspension — WEBCO Front Shock Absorbers for Mitsubishi Pajero MY2000 onward

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Shock Absorber

Product description

WEBCO front shock absorbers to suit Mitsubishi Pajero MY 2000 onward

Part Number SS3040
Batch Code 170315

What are the defects?

In certain circumstances, the shock absorber could fail and cause potential separation of suspension components.

What are the hazards?

If the shock absorber fails while the vehicle is in motion, there is a risk of loss of control of the vehicle, posing a potential accident hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have the affected shock absorbers should immediately stop using them and contact Just Suspension by phone on 02 8809 8136 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST) or email sales@justsuspension.com.au to receive a set of replacement shock absorbers or a full refund of the purchase price.

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Veronica Shnoudi — Icecream Silicone Baby Teether

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Ice cream teether

Product description

Silicone teether in the shape of an icecream

What are the defects?

The silicone icecream teethers are smaller than the permitted dimensions and do not comply with the mandatory standard 'Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003 — Consumer Product Safety Standard: Toys for children up to and including 36 months of age'.

What are the hazards?

The product may get lodged in an infant/child's throat and pose a choking or suffocation hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are advised to cease using the product and return it to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement with different product.

For any enquires or concerns, please email Veronica Shnoudi at Veronicasbabygoods3@gmail.com

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Intertrek Pty Ltd — Fixe Climbing PLX Hanger-1

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Hanger ID Process

Product description

Fixed Bolt Bracket made from PLX Steel for rock climbing anchors

The affected products have a batch number between 0116 and 2216 & the first two figures are between 01 and 22 and the last two are always 16.

What are the defects?

Affected products have a very high and unusual tendency towards oxidation in marine environments.

What are the hazards?

Highly corroded anchors may fail and although there is redundancy in climbing anchor systems, injury may occur.

What should consumers do?

Intertrek advises customers and consumers to inspect any product not yet installed for the affected batch number and to return affected product for a full refund or replacement with non-affected product.

For any anchors already installed, it is very difficult to ascertain the batch number and so Intertrek advises end users to inspect anchors for any signs of rust or corrosion before use.

Further information is available from sales@intertrek.com.au

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Daimler Truck & Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Atego 970 Truck

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mercedes-Benz Atego 970 Truck

What are the defects?

A deeply contoured weld seam on the rear axle housing was not welded correctly during the production process on certain vehicles of the Atego 970.

What are the hazards?

The incorrect weld could decrease the amount of force the rear axle housing is capable of withstanding/transferring and could lead to crack formation and breakage, increasing the risk of an accident for the occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle dealership to have the rear axle housing replaced free of charge.

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Warburn Estate — Bottled Wine

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

wine

Product description

2017 Rumours Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Rumours Pinot Grigio
2017 Rumours Chardonnay
2017 Gossips Chardonnay
2017 Gossips Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Gossips Moscato
2017 Rumours Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Gossips Pink Moscato
2017 Gossips Dolcetto and Syrah
2017 Rumours Moscato
2017 Wine Gang Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Warburn Estate Sangiovese Rose
2017 Gossips Sauvignon Blanc

750ml Glass bottles and cartons containing 6 x 750ml glass bottles
Batch code:
L17289 to L17328, for the 2017 Gossips Moscato the affected lot code is L17289 to L17327
APN/EAN:
2017 Rumours Chardonnay Bottle: 9313748006885 Carton: 29313748006889
2017 Rumours Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748009305 Carton: 29313748009309
2017 Rumours Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748006892 Carton: 29313748006896
2017 Rumours Pinot Grigio Bottle: 9313748005482 Carton: 29313748005486
2017 Rumours Moscato Bottle: 9313748005475 Carton: 29313748005479
2017 Gossips Chardonnay Bottle: 9313748031016 Carton: 29313748031010
2017 Gossips Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748021086 Carton: 29313748021080
2017 Gossips Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748007837 Carton: 29313748007831
2017 Gossips Moscato Bottle: 9313748004591 Carton: 29313748004595
2017 Gossips Pink Moscato Bottle: 9313748006342 Carton: 29313748006346
2017 Gossips Dolcetto and Syrah Bottle: 9313748004607 Carton: 29313748004601
2017 Wine Gang Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748010042 Carton: 29313748010046
2017 Warburn Estate Sangiovese Rose Bottle: 9313748032440 Carton: 29313748032444

What are the defects?

The recall is due to a packaging fault resulting in the presence of glass.

What are the hazards?

Food products containing glass may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not drink this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information please contact Warburn Estate on 02 6963 8367 between 8.30am and 5pm. Outside of these times a message can be left. Alternatively consumers can go to http://www.warburnestate.com.au

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FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2012-2013 (KK) Jeep Cherokee

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2012-2013 (KK) Jeep Cherokee

What are the defects?

An internal failure in the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may result in the inability to deploy an Active Headrest (AHR) function during certain rear-end crashes.

What are the hazards?

The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) on the vehicle may cause an airbag warning lamp to illuminate due to an internal failure in the ORC. This may result in the inability to deploy the Active Headrest (AHR) function. The inability to deploy the AHR function during certain rear-end crashes may increase the risk of injury to front seat occupants during such rear- end crashes.

What should consumers do?

FCA Australia will notify owners by sending a courtesy letter, until replacement parts become available. Once the replacement parts become available, owners will receive a second letter advising to schedule a service booking with their nearest Chrysler Jeep Dodge repair centre, who will inspect the ORC and replace it if necessary.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia — Corolla ZZE122 & Avensis Verso ACM20

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Passenger-side front airbag fitted to Toyota Corolla ZZE122 and Avensis Verso ACM20 model vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 http://www.toyota.com.au/home to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://recalls.toyota.com.au/#/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota Echo NCP1 & RAV4 ACA2

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Echo NCP1
Toyota RAV4 ACA2

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 http://www.toyota.com.au/home to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://recalls.toyota.com.au/#/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — N16 Pulsar, Y61 Patrol, D22 Navara, A33 Maxima & T30 X-Trail

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

N16 Pulsar, Y61 Patrol, D22 Navara, A33 Maxima & T30 X-Trail vehicles built between April 2001 and June 2003.

What are the defects?

This is an amendment to the affected vehicles in the previous recall campaign that was launched globally in 2013.

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Nissan dealership or Nissan's head office directly via the website at http://www.nissan.com.au/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Nissan’s website to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://www.nissan.com.au/Owners/Owner-Information/Takata-Airbag-Recall/M...

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — N16 Pulsar, D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, X-Trail

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

N16 Pulsar, D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, X-Trail airbag inflator

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Nissan dealership or Nissan's head office directly via the website at http://www.nissan.com.au/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Nissan’s website to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://www.nissan.com.au/Owners/Owner-Information/Takata-Airbag-Recall/M...

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd—Mazda6 (GG) Sedan/Hatch, Mazda6 (GY) Wagon, RX-8 (FE) & BT-50 (UN)

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda6 (GG1032) Sedan/Hatch - beta only
Mazda6 (GY1032) Wagon - beta only
Mazda6 (GG1031) Sedan/Hatch - alpha & beta
Mazda6 (GY1031) Wagon - alpha & beta
Mazda6 (GG10R2) Hatch - beta only
Mazda6 (GY10R2) Wagon - beta only
RX-8 (FE1031) - alpha & beta
BT-50 (UNY0*3/UNY0*4) Ute/Cab Chassis - beta only

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

 

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Mazda dealership or Mazda Australia’s head office directly via the website at https://www.mazda.com.au/, phone 1800 034 411 Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5pm (EST or AEST) or email customersupport@mazda.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Mazda’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: https://www.mazda.com.au/recalls/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Kia Motors Australia — 2017 YP Carnival

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2017 YP Carnival

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing issue, the vacuum hose to the brake booster may become weak over time resulting in the potential for the hose to collapse when vacuum is applied. This could lead the brake pedal to become hard when applying the pedal repeatedly. As a result, increased pedal effort may be required to achieve the expected stopping distance.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, it is then only possible to slow the vehicle with an increased level of brake pedal pressure. This may pose a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers will be contacted by direct mail and they should contact their nearest Kia Dealer to arrange an inspection and repair free of charge.

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GlobalOutlet.com — Car Towing Strap

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Towing strap

Product description

5 tonne motor vehicle recovery strap rope with hooks

What are the defects?

The strap failed to comply with the labelling requirements of the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Regulations 2010. Information about the strap's minimum breaking strength is not included on the label.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle recovery strap used is not rated for the weight of the vehicles it is attached to, it can break, and both the strap and tow hook can release with great force. This can pose a risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Consumers should complete the following instructions to organise a refund:

1. Print and fill out the Recall Return Form at http://img.crazysales.com.au/newsletter/images/returnform/HQB_CAR201.pdf. This form should be attached to the affected product.
2. Go to http://parcelpoint.com.au/crazysales/return/ and follow the online process to create a return label.
3. Securely pack the item in a suitable box with the Recall Return Form and attach the label to the packaging. Take the package to the nearest postal outlet. Consumers do not need to pay for postage to return this product.
4. Email the Crazysales Order ID when the product has been posted. A refund including postage costs will be processed within 3 to 5 working days of the receipt of the product.

For further information consumers can contact info@globaloutlet.com or info@crazysales.com.au

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VTech Electronics (Australia) Pty Ltd — VTech Baby Pack & Go Travel Mobile

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Pack-Go-1

Product description

Lightweight mobile; attaches to most cots, playpens, prams and baby carriers.

What are the defects?

The white part of the clamp (which attaches the mobile to a cot or play pen) may crack and weaken the clamp.

What are the hazards?

If the clamp fails the mobile could fall into the cot. This may pose an injury risk to the cot occupant.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should go to https://support.vtech.com.au/ and raise a ticket on the support portal. Consumers will be given instructions as to how to return the product. Consumers will be offered a full refund (including postage).

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VTech Electronics (Australia) Pty Ltd — VTech Baby Shake and Sing Elephant Rattle

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Rattle

Product description

A purple elephant shaped rattle with one yellow ear and one blue ear. It also has a black and white striped handle with beads.

What are the defects?

In certain extreme cases (strong torsion of the ear or violent shock against a hard surface), one of the elephant’s rotating ears may detach. This exposes a small, blunt, metal rod, partially covered in white plastic, which remains attached to the toy.

What are the hazards?

If the ear comes off the toy, the small, plastic coated, blunt metal protrusion may cause pain if pressed against the skin.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should go to https://support.vtech.com.au/ and raise a ticket on the support portal. Consumers will be given instructions as to how to return the product. Consumers will be offered a full refund (including postage).

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars "C" Class 63s

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

What are the defects?

Torque peaks may arise in the drivetrain in the vehicle under pulling-away manoeuvres on a wet road. This may lead to failure of the drive shaft.

What are the hazards?

May result in a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for an update to the software of the ESP control units and, if necessary, the suspension control unit.

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Gapfiller Pty Ltd — Discoveroo Magnetic Stacking Owl

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Discoveroo Magnetic Stacking Owl

Product description

The Magnetic Stacking Owl is a version of the traditional wooden stacker with 5 rings and an owl's face.
Height 17 cm

What are the defects?

The owl's beak may become detached from the product.

What are the hazards?

Small parts can present a choking hazard for children under 36 months.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have the Magnetic Stacking Owl should contact Baby Brands - a division of Gapfiller Pty Ltd, by phone on 02 8911 0642 or by email enquiries@babybrands.com.au

Consumers will be offered an alternative product of equal value as a replacement and will be sent an Australia Post satchel to return the owl toy.

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Aldi Stores — 'Berg Smallgoods' American Style Skinless Hot Dogs 375g

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Berg Smallgoods Skinless American Hot Dogs

Product description

Hot dog sausages - 375g in plastic packaging
All Use By date codes up to and including 28.01.2018

What are the defects?

Potential microbial contamination and the presence of bone fragments.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with microbial pathogens may cause illness if consumed.
Food products containing foreign objects may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice. Customers should return the product(s) to their nearest ALDI Store for a full refund.

For further information please contact the ALDI Food Recall Hotline on 1800 709 993.

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — Nissan D23 Navara & R52 Pathfinder Series 1 Models

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Nissan D23 Navara and R52 Pathfinder (Series 1) models fitted with a Nissan genuine accessory nudge bar.

What are the defects?

Due to insufficient bolt torque, the nudge bar roll hoop fixing bolts may come loose causing the roll hoop to rattle and in rare instances, may detach from the vehicle.

What are the hazards?

If the bolted connections become detached or the components fail, the nudge bar may detach from the vehicle, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Once parts availability is confirmed, Nissan will contact owners of affected vehicles at their last known address, with instructions to contact a Nissan dealership to arrange for the nudge bar to be reworked free of charge.

Owners can find their nearest dealership using the "Find a Dealer" tab at http://www.nissan.com.au/

For further information please contact the Nissan Customer Service Centre toll free on 1800 035 035 Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 6pm AEST.

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Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd — ZR900BHF Supersport 948cc Motorcycle

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Z900

Product description

2017 Z900 Supersport 948cc Motorcycle

What are the defects?

The holes in the rear shock absorber tie-rod frame mounts could become elongated if the rear shock absorber bottoms out.

What are the hazards?

This may prevent the rear shock absorber from operating correctly and could result in a loss of control of the motorcycle.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are advised to return their motorcycle to an Authorised Kawasaki Dealer to have an inspection and in some cases, have a preventative repair kit fitted to their motorcycle free of charge. In the case that excessive elongation of the tie-rod frame mount is found, a replacement frame will be installed free of charge.

For assistance in locating the nearest Kawasaki Dealer go to http://kawasaki.com.au/dealer-locator/

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Husqvarna Australia Pty Limited — Selected 2015-2017 TS 242 and TS 246 Lawn Tractors

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Lawn Tractor Image

Product description

Model TS 242 and TS 246 lawn tractors (also known as 'ride on mowers') with the following identifiers:

Model: TS242 - SKU: 960410384 - serial number range: from 060315A001551 to 032317A001508
Model: TS242 - SKU: 960410400 - serial number range: from 050617A001037 to 093117A003258

Model: TS246 - SKU: 960410385 - serial number range: from 051815A001001 to 091416A003205
Model: TS246 - SKU: 960410401 - serial number range: from 042417A002665 to 083117A001727

What are the defects?

The fuel line in the identified lawn tractors was not routed behind the tank guard. This may allow the fuel line to contact and rub against the transmission belt.

What are the hazards?

If the fuel line contacts or rubs against the transmission belt, fuel could leak from the fuel line, posing a risk of fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected models and contact their local authorised Husqvarna dealer to make arrangements for a free repair.

For help locating a Husqvarna dealer consumers can go to: http://www.husqvarna.com/au/dealer-locator/

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Toys "R" Us — Totally Me Clay Studio

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

TM Clay Studio

Product description

Clay craft kit

What are the defects?

Mould can be present in the clay.

What are the hazards?

Poses a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mould.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are asked to return the kit to a Toys "R" Us store for a full refund.

For further information, consumers can contact Toys "R" Us Product Safety on ausproductsafety@toysrus.com or call toll free on 1300 869 778.

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — Infiniti V37 Q50/Q60

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Q50 and Q60 VR30DDTT engine variants only

What are the defects?

The function to indicate Automatic Transmission failure was not programmed in the Electronic Control Module (ECM). This was due to a mismatch of On-Board Diagnosis communication architecture between the new Electronic Control Module and old Controlled Area Network.

What are the hazards?

The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) does not illuminate and the driver is unaware of the concern, which may be an emissions regulation non-compliance.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by direct mail and advised to contact their Infiniti Dealer to have the ECM reprogrammed with updated logic.

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LEADER Systems Pty Ltd — AFI-HD-AU Router and mesh point kit

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

router base station and mesh points

Product description

A three-piece system consisting of a router base station and two wireless mesh points

A single batch of 320 products was affected. One affected unit remains with a consumer and that consumer has been contacted.

What are the defects?

Imperfect bonding on the electrical plug for the two mesh points.

What are the hazards?

Exposure to live parts could cause electric shock.

What should consumers do?

Most of the affected units have been returned from the supply chain, and there is believed to be one outstanding unit with a consumer.

If a consumer believes they have the remaining product from the affected batch, they should stop using the product immediately and contact Leader RMA Team on 03 9037 3020 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5.30pm) or email vic.ra@leadersystems.com.au to arrange for the return of the product and for a replacement product to be provided.

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Apotex Pty Ltd — Apo-Perindopril Arginine 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg tablets (bottle) - extended recall (new batches)

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

apo perindopril argines tablets

Product description

Apo-Perindopril Arginine is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure or coronary artery disease.

15 batches of APO-Perindopril Arginine are affected:

APO-Perindopril Arginine 2.5mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6619 Expiry: 02/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6620 Expiry: 02/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1699 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1697 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1698 Expiry: 05/2019
AUST R: 184808

APO-Perindopril Arginine 5mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6671 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6670 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1702 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6672 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1700 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1701 Expiry: 05/2019
AUST R: 184806

APO-Perindopril Arginine 10mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1705 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1703 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1704 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6729 Expiry: 03/2020
AUST R: 184812

What are the defects?

It has been identified that some bottles from these batches may be contaminated with dark particles of silica, presumably released from the desiccant cylinder that is placed inside the bottle to keep the contents dry and protected from moisture. The particles may be large enough to see as specks or appear as a dust that discolours the tablets themselves and/or the inside of the bottle.

What are the hazards?

This potential contamination is classified as a quality defect and is not considered to impact product safety or efficacy.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for takes Apo-Perindopril Arginine 2.5 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg tablets, check the batch number on the bottle to see if it is from an affected batch. If you have a bottle from an affected batch, return it to a pharmacy for a refund or replacement.

Please note that this potential contamination is classified as a quality defect rather than a safety-related issue. You are unlikely to experience any health problems as a result of this issue.

If you have any other questions or concerns about this issue, talk to your health professional.

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Eco-Farms Pty Ltd — Ground cinnamon

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

ground cinnamon in packagaing

Product description

Ground cinnamon
150g, laminated paper packaging
Best Before 20 JUL 20
Batch code 270001

What are the defects?

The product may be contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus cereus.

What are the hazards?

Food contaminated with B. cereus can cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using this product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

For further information about this recall, contact Eco-Farms Pty Ltd on 02 9764 2833 or visit http://www.ecofarms.com.au/

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Yale Prima Pty Ltd — Moretti 11 Fin Oil Column Heater

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

heater

Product description

11 Fin Oil Column Heater
Brand Moretti
Model MNDB1M-III

What are the defects?

A manufacturing defect may cause the heater control panel to overheat and in some cases to melt and catch on fire.

What are the hazards?

Risk of burns and a risk of fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the heater immediately and return it to their nearest Bunnings store as soon as possible for a full refund.

For further information consumers should contact the Yale Prima Call Centre on 1300 366 155.

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Riebeck Pty Ltd t/as Little Zebra Chocolates — Chai Supreme Dark Chocolate

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

package (front)

Product description

85g chocolate bar in foil paper wrapper

Batch code Lot 1162

APN/EAN 0784927553404

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy).

What are the hazards?

Any consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, consumers should contact Riebeck Pty Ltd (trading as Little Zebra Chocolates) on 02 8411 1423 (24 hours).

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Audi Australia Pty Ltd — MY2018 Audi Q2 (GA) & A3 (8V)

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Audi A3 and Q2 models manufactured in August 2017

Target Number: 2

What are the defects?

A fault in the manufacturing process for the rear hub carriers has caused a discrepancy in the material hardness. As the durability of the affected hub carriers cannot be assured, there is a possibility that the bolted connections may become detached or the component may fail.

What are the hazards?

If the bolted connections become detached or the component fails, the driver could lose control, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Audi Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Owners should contact their nearest Audi Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For any queries or concerns please contact the Audi Australia 24 hour toll-free number 1800 50 AUDI (2834).

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Volkswagen Group Australia — Passat, Golf and Arteon

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

62 x Passat MY 2018
1 x Golf MY 2018
1x Arteon MY 2018

What are the defects?

Certain Volkswagen Passat, Golf and Arteon models of a limited production period may have had the rear wheel bearing housing manufactured with an insufficient case hardening.

What are the hazards?

A possible fracture of a wheel bearing housing could significantly impair the road holding of the vehicle, posing an accident hazard to the vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Volkswagen dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For further information, consumers can contact their local Volkswagen Authorised Service Centre or contact Volkswagen Customer Care on 1800 607 822.

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Caterpillar—Certain Articulated Trucks, Off highway Tractors & Trucks, Underground Mining Trucks, Wheel Loaders & Wheel Scrapers

Fri, 28 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Campaign No. PI 10305
Date range 13 September 1990 to 15 June 2000

What are the defects?

Air dryer group may have a flaw in the material. If the material does have a flaw it can crack and result in the end plate becoming dislodged.

What are the hazards?

Air dryer flaw.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent out to all registered owners of Caterpillar equipment or contact your Caterpillar supplier.

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catchoftheday.com.au Pty Ltd — Benefit Gimme Brow Volumiser Gel

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Gimme Brow Volumiser Gel

Product description

Brush-on eye brow gel contains tiny microfibers that adhere to skin and hairs.
Benefit Gimme Brow - 01 Light
Benefit Gimme Brow - 03 Medium
Benefit Gimme Brow - 05 Deep

What are the defects?

The product may be contaminated with bacteria.

What are the hazards?

If the product comes in contact with eyes it could cause an eye irritation.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately. Consumers will be sent an email by the customer service team with instructions on the disposal of the product and procedures on how to obtain a full refund.

For further information, consumers can email recalls@catchoftheday.com.au

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — C-HR NGX10 & NGX50

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota C-HR
NGX10 & NGX50

What are the defects?

The Skid Control Electronic Control Unit may incorrectly identify a small increase in circuit resistance of the Electronic Park Brake (EPB) motor as an open circuit.

If this occurs, the EPB warning light will illuminate and the EPB may not work.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle is parked on an incline with an inoperative parking brake and in a shift position other than “Park” (automatic transmission), or in “N” (manual transmission), the vehicle could move, increasing the possibility of a collision.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Toyota dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Tarago ACR50 & GSR50

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Tarago
ACR50 / GSR50

What are the defects?

On affected vehicles there is a possibility that the seat belt anchorage bolts may not have been tightened to the correct torque specification after the installation of the reversing camera.

What are the hazards?

An incorrectly tightened seat belt anchorage bolt could compromise seat belt performance, increasing the possibility of injury during a collision.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Toyota dealer to arrange for an inspection of the seat belt anchor bolts.

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Aspiria Australia Pty Ltd — Crane Sports Inflatable Pegasus and Flamingo

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

inflatable flamingo

Product description

Crane Sports jumbo novelty inflatables shaped like a flying horse (Pegasus) or a flamingo.

What are the defects?

The product labelling is not in accordance with the Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2009 'Consumer Product Safety Standard for Flotation Toys and Aquatic Toys'. The products are missing the following warning: WARNING. AQUATIC TOY. USE ONLY UNDER SUPERVISION.

What are the hazards?

If children are not supervised while using the products, there is an increased risk of drowning.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return them to their nearest ALDI Store for a full refund.

For further information, contact the support line on 1300 198 944 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm) or email info@customerengagement.net.au

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AGL Energy Services Pty Limited — Salzer DC LB232 (a.k.a. IPV40E & IPV40ES) isolator switches

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

IPV40E

Product description

DC isolating switch used in solar installations, commonly referred to in industry as IPV40E & IPV40ES.

IPV40E Description: Photovoltaic Switch 40A 1000V DC21B/DC-PV2 4P isolator in a IP66NW enclosure
IPV40E Manufacturing Part Number: DCLB23230429B31SMXRDGB

IPV40ES Description: Photovoltaic Switch 40A 1000V DC21B/DC-PV2 4P isolator in a IP66NW enclosure with a shield
IPV40ES Manufacturing Part Number: DCLB23230429B31SMXSRDGB

What are the defects?

Some Salzer DC LB232 isolators have failed, generating excessive heat and causing the Salzer DC LB232 isolators to melt or char. This has caused localised smoke and heat damage to the area surrounding the component.

What are the hazards?

The component could present a fire risk under certain conditions.

What should consumers do?

AGL will replace the components in the solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sold by AGL within the relevant period and offer an amount to compensate customers for having their system switched off (when they will not be generating electricity), which will be estimated based on the customer’s system size and other available data.

AGL will contact its residential customers by email and phone to arrange for them to switch off the solar system where possible. AGL will arrange for an AGL representative to replace the isolators at no charge. It is unlikely that the power to the residence will need to be turned off to replace the isolators.

Further information can be obtained by contacting AGL on 1300 019 667 or by emailing solarcustomerservice@agl.com.au or visiting https://aglsolar.com.au/solarresolution

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Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Tricity MW125 & MW125A Motorcycles

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Tricity

Product description

Yamaha Tricity MW125 & MW125A

What are the defects?

The primary fixed sheave nut may loosen during riding due to inadequate tightening torque of the nut. If the nut loosens off, the primary sheave may contact the crank case cover, causing noise from the engine assembly and possible engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

Engine stalling during riding may cause loss of control of the scooter, posing an accident risk to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their nearest Yamaha dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

For help finding a Yamaha dealer consumers can go to http://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/dealers/all or call 1300 593 600. If you no longer own the model, please advise Yamaha Motor Australia on 1300 593 600.

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Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — Indian Chief motorcycle variants

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Indian Chief
Chief Classic
Chief Dark Horse
Chief Vintage
Springfield
Springfield Dark Horse
Chieftain
Chieftain Classic
Chieftain Dark Horse
Chieftain Limited
Chieftain Elite

What are the defects?

Some motorcycles equipped with halogen headlights may have been assembled using a non-compliant headlight not matching Australian Design Rules (ADR) requirements.

What are the hazards?

These models may be equipped with an SAE (North America specification) headlight, which is considered non-compliant per ECE standards.

What should consumers do?

Owners are advised to contact their Authorised Indian Dealer to arrange an inspection of the affected bike. If the bike has been incorrectly assembled with an SAE headlight, the dealer will replace the lamp with the correct ECE compliant (ADR approved) unit.

If consumers need assistance contacting or locating an Indian Dealer, please call 1300 721 360 or visit the Indian website at http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-au

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Monde Nissin Australia — Nudie Brekkie with real berries, real coconut milk & real oats 250mL

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Berry ready-to-drink breakfast beverage

Product description

Ready-to-drink breakfast beverage
Berry, coconut milk and oat flavour
Tetra pack 250mL / 250mL x3

Best Before 24 MAR 18

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (cow's milk).

What are the hazards?

Consumers who have a cow’s milk allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a cow’s milk allergy or intolerance should not consume this product.

Customers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, contact Monde Nissin Australia Customer Service on 1800 466 834 or visit http://www.nudie.com.au/

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Asahi Premium Beverages Pty Ltd — Vodka Cruiser Sunny Orange Passionfruit 275mL (sold as part of a mixed 10 pack)

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Vodka cruiser packs

Product description

Ready-to-drink vodka-based alcoholic beverage.
Sunny orange passionfruit flavor sold as part of a mixed 10-pack.
Mixed pack - packed 9 October 2017 to 13 November 2017, inclusive.
Bali Promo pack - packed 27 September 2017 to 30 October 2017, inclusive.
10 x 275 mL glass bottles in a printed cardboard box.

What are the defects?

Non-compliant labelling - undeclared tartrazine colour 102.

What are the hazards?

Consumer s who have a tartrazine allergy (colour 102) or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a tartrazine allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return complete cartons to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available by calling the Customer Relations Centre on 1800 244 054 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm AEDT)

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Honda Australia Motorcycle & Power Equipment Pty Ltd — MY2017 CBR1000 Motorcycles

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

CBR1000

Product description

MY2017 CBR1000 RR/RA/S1/S2 motorcycles

What are the defects?

A defect in the fuel cap seal may allow fuel to leak from the fuel tank, or water to enter the fuel tank.

What are the hazards?

In the worst case scenario, water entering the fuel tank may cause the engine to stall or malfunction, posing a possible accident risk for the rider. Fuel leaking from the fuel tank may also pose a possible fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their local Honda motorcycle dealer to make an appointment for an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

For further information consumers can contact the Customer Relations Department on 03 9270 1348 or email customer.relations@honda.com.au

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Targus Australia Pty Limited — AC plug head adaptor

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

AC plug head adaptor image

Product description

AC plug head adaptor for Dock 120AUZ Dual Video Universal Docking Station

What are the defects?

In some circumstances the faceplate may separate from the body of the AC plug head adaptor when unplugging the AC transformer from the power socket, exposing live parts.

What are the hazards?

Risk of electric shock

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not attempt to unplug the AC transformer for the Dock120AUZ without switching off the power to the transformer at the power source. If you are not certain that the power has been switched off, seek qualified help to confirm the power is off and to remove the transformer safely.

Consumers should contact Targus Australia Customer Service at australia.dock120@Targus.com or 1800 641 645 to arrange a free replacement.

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Fiat Chrysler Group—Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011-2014

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Cars

This recall has been replaced with recall PRA 2017/16427 (campaign number T59).

The new recall can be accessed here:

https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/fca-australia-pty-ltd-2011-2014-...

Identifying features

RC P14

What are the defects?

Vehicles are equipped with a brake booster that has a center shell, which may corrode over time and allow water to enter.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the centre shell it could freeze, minimizing the vehicle's braking ability and increasing the risk of a crash.

What should consumers do?

Chrysler will contact all affected owners to arrange inspection and, if necessary, repairs. This will be done free of charge.

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Triumph Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S Motorcycles

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Triumph Speed Triple

What are the defects?

A bracket may interfere with the link lead, resulting in damage to the outer protective sheathing and over time potentially exposing the wire. Contact between the bracket and the exposed wire may lead to an electrical short.

What are the hazards?

In some cases, the electrical short may cause an engine stall without warning.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Triumph dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle. For help finding a Triumph dealer consumers can go to http://www.triumphmotorcycles.com.au/dealers/find-a-dealer

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SAIC Motor Australia Pty Ltd — MG6 PLUS 2016 Rear Seat

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

MG6 PLUS models of Core specification, built in 2016.

What are the defects?

The rear centre seat position of the MG6 PLUS is not fitted with a Child Restraint Anchorage as required by Australian Design Rule 34/02.

What are the hazards?

Without appropriate Child Restraint Anchorage, the top tether of a child restraint cannot be attached, which may increase the risk of injury to an occupant in an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted directly by their MG dealer to arrange a complete replacement of the rear passenger seat backrest (60% portion) fitted with a middle top-tether child restraint anchorage point.

For further information call the MG Australia helpline on 1800 MG CARS (642 277).

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Deere & Company / John Deere Limited — Selected 2017 1023E and 1025R Compact Utility Tractors

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

1 Series Tractor

Product description

Green and yellow compact utility tractors with “John Deere” and the model number printed on the hood.

What are the defects?

The Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) retaining bolts may have been over torqued and stretched, which could cause the bolts to break.

What are the hazards?

If a ROPS retaining bolt is not properly torqued or breaks, the ROPS may not maintain the operator zone of protection during a rollover. This may pose an injury risk to the user.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted directly. Owners should stop using the tractors and contact their nearest authorised John Deere dealer to arrange a free repair.

To locate the nearest dealer consumers should go to https://dealerlocator.deere.com/servlet/country=AU?locale=en_AU

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IPD Group Limited — Salzer DC Enclosed Isolators

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

IPV40E

Product description

DC Isolator for Photovoltaic (Solar) applications for disconnecting the DC supply. Ratings are 40 Amps at 1000 volts DC.
Brand: SALZER
IPV40E - DCLB232
IPV40ES - DCLB23

What are the defects?

The Salzer DC LB232 isolators may fail, causing excessive heat. This may cause the isolators to melt or char.

What are the hazards?

The products could present a risk of fire or electrocution under certain conditions.

What should consumers do?

Owners should immediately turn off their Solar/Photovoltaic system by using the “AC ISOLATOR” switch and turning it to “off”.
WARNING: don’t operate the isolators marked “PV ARRAY DC ISOLATOR”.
Contact the IPD Customer Service Centre 1300 556 601 or visit http://www.ipd.com.au/recall to provide your contact details and details of the electrical contractor that performed your original installation and to register for installation of a replacement once available.

For further information contact IPD Customer Service Centre on 1300 556 601 or email quality@ipd.com.au

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Telwater Pty Ltd — Quintrex, Stacer & Savage Boats (extended recall)

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Fuel filler cap

Product description

This recall has been updated, more boats have been affected and new HIN lists for each brand have been attached.

Quintrex, Stacer and Savage brand boats of various models with factory fuel tanks

What are the defects?

In some circumstances water entry into the boat's fuel tank may occur via the breather holes.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the engine's fuel system via the boat's fuel tank it is possible the engine could shut down. This could occur while the boat is being operated, meaning the boat may not be able to return to port, increasing the risk of a boating accident and/or injury to the boat occupants.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should immediately stop operating the boat and engine and contact their nearest authorised Quintrex, Stacer or Savage dealer to arrange for an inspection of the fuel tank and for a fuel filler spacer to be installed.

Consumers can locate their nearest dealer by going to: http://www.quintrex.com.au, http://www.savageboats.com.au, http://www.stacer.com.au or http://www.telwater.com.au, or by phoning Telwater on (07) 5585 9898 Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm AEST, or via email at recall@telwater.com.au

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BMW Australia Ltd — BMW 3 Series - E46

Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

BMW E46 vehicles
12/2001 - 03/2003

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 BMW dealership or BMW Australia ’s head office directly via the website at https://www.bmw.com.au/ or phone BMW Group Australia Customer Interaction Centre on Freecall 1 800 813 299 to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use BMW’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: https://www.bmw.com.au/offers-and-services/service/bmw-recall

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd — MY 2013-2017 NW & NX Pajero

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

NW & NX Pajero built between 07/01/2013 and 31/01/2017
Takata passenger airbag inflator - Beta
20 187 vehicles affected

What are the defects?

Passenger's airbag inflator: If an affected vehicle is involved in an accident and the airbag goes off, the airbag inflator may rupture.

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 will receive a letter from Mitsubishi Motors Australia asking them to contact their preferred dealer to arrange replacement of the airbag inflator free of charge. If they have not already done so, owners must immediately contact a Mitsubishi dealership to arrange the repairs urgently.

Consumers who require further information should contact Mitsubishi Motors Australia on 1300 131 211 or contact their preferred dealer. For help locating a Mitsubishi dealer please go to: https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/customer-assistance/locate-a-servic...

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Just Suspension — WEBCO Front Shock Absorbers for Mitsubishi Pajero MY2000 onward

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Shock Absorber

Product description

WEBCO front shock absorbers to suit Mitsubishi Pajero MY 2000 onward

Part Number SS3040
Batch Code 170315

What are the defects?

In certain circumstances, the shock absorber could fail and cause potential separation of suspension components.

What are the hazards?

If the shock absorber fails while the vehicle is in motion, there is a risk of loss of control of the vehicle, posing a potential accident hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have the affected shock absorbers should immediately stop using them and contact Just Suspension by phone on 02 8809 8136 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST) or email sales@justsuspension.com.au to receive a set of replacement shock absorbers or a full refund of the purchase price.

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Veronica Shnoudi — Icecream Silicone Baby Teether

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Ice cream teether

Product description

Silicone teether in the shape of an icecream

What are the defects?

The silicone icecream teethers are smaller than the permitted dimensions and do not comply with the mandatory standard 'Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003 — Consumer Product Safety Standard: Toys for children up to and including 36 months of age'.

What are the hazards?

The product may get lodged in an infant/child's throat and pose a choking or suffocation hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are advised to cease using the product and return it to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement with different product.

For any enquires or concerns, please email Veronica Shnoudi at Veronicasbabygoods3@gmail.com

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Intertrek Pty Ltd — Fixe Climbing PLX Hanger-1

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Hanger ID Process

Product description

Fixed Bolt Bracket made from PLX Steel for rock climbing anchors

The affected products have a batch number between 0116 and 2216 & the first two figures are between 01 and 22 and the last two are always 16.

What are the defects?

Affected products have a very high and unusual tendency towards oxidation in marine environments.

What are the hazards?

Highly corroded anchors may fail and although there is redundancy in climbing anchor systems, injury may occur.

What should consumers do?

Intertrek advises customers and consumers to inspect any product not yet installed for the affected batch number and to return affected product for a full refund or replacement with non-affected product.

For any anchors already installed, it is very difficult to ascertain the batch number and so Intertrek advises end users to inspect anchors for any signs of rust or corrosion before use.

Further information is available from sales@intertrek.com.au

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Daimler Truck & Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Atego 970 Truck

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mercedes-Benz Atego 970 Truck

What are the defects?

A deeply contoured weld seam on the rear axle housing was not welded correctly during the production process on certain vehicles of the Atego 970.

What are the hazards?

The incorrect weld could decrease the amount of force the rear axle housing is capable of withstanding/transferring and could lead to crack formation and breakage, increasing the risk of an accident for the occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle dealership to have the rear axle housing replaced free of charge.

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Warburn Estate — Bottled Wine

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

wine

Product description

2017 Rumours Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Rumours Pinot Grigio
2017 Rumours Chardonnay
2017 Gossips Chardonnay
2017 Gossips Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Gossips Moscato
2017 Rumours Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Gossips Pink Moscato
2017 Gossips Dolcetto and Syrah
2017 Rumours Moscato
2017 Wine Gang Sauvignon Blanc
2017 Warburn Estate Sangiovese Rose
2017 Gossips Sauvignon Blanc

750ml Glass bottles and cartons containing 6 x 750ml glass bottles
Batch code:
L17289 to L17328, for the 2017 Gossips Moscato the affected lot code is L17289 to L17327
APN/EAN:
2017 Rumours Chardonnay Bottle: 9313748006885 Carton: 29313748006889
2017 Rumours Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748009305 Carton: 29313748009309
2017 Rumours Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748006892 Carton: 29313748006896
2017 Rumours Pinot Grigio Bottle: 9313748005482 Carton: 29313748005486
2017 Rumours Moscato Bottle: 9313748005475 Carton: 29313748005479
2017 Gossips Chardonnay Bottle: 9313748031016 Carton: 29313748031010
2017 Gossips Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748021086 Carton: 29313748021080
2017 Gossips Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748007837 Carton: 29313748007831
2017 Gossips Moscato Bottle: 9313748004591 Carton: 29313748004595
2017 Gossips Pink Moscato Bottle: 9313748006342 Carton: 29313748006346
2017 Gossips Dolcetto and Syrah Bottle: 9313748004607 Carton: 29313748004601
2017 Wine Gang Sauvignon Blanc Bottle: 9313748010042 Carton: 29313748010046
2017 Warburn Estate Sangiovese Rose Bottle: 9313748032440 Carton: 29313748032444

What are the defects?

The recall is due to a packaging fault resulting in the presence of glass.

What are the hazards?

Food products containing glass may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not drink this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information please contact Warburn Estate on 02 6963 8367 between 8.30am and 5pm. Outside of these times a message can be left. Alternatively consumers can go to http://www.warburnestate.com.au

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FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2012-2013 (KK) Jeep Cherokee

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2012-2013 (KK) Jeep Cherokee

What are the defects?

An internal failure in the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may result in the inability to deploy an Active Headrest (AHR) function during certain rear-end crashes.

What are the hazards?

The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) on the vehicle may cause an airbag warning lamp to illuminate due to an internal failure in the ORC. This may result in the inability to deploy the Active Headrest (AHR) function. The inability to deploy the AHR function during certain rear-end crashes may increase the risk of injury to front seat occupants during such rear- end crashes.

What should consumers do?

FCA Australia will notify owners by sending a courtesy letter, until replacement parts become available. Once the replacement parts become available, owners will receive a second letter advising to schedule a service booking with their nearest Chrysler Jeep Dodge repair centre, who will inspect the ORC and replace it if necessary.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia — Corolla ZZE122 & Avensis Verso ACM20

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Passenger-side front airbag fitted to Toyota Corolla ZZE122 and Avensis Verso ACM20 model vehicles

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 http://www.toyota.com.au/home to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://recalls.toyota.com.au/#/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota Echo NCP1 & RAV4 ACA2

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Echo NCP1
Toyota RAV4 ACA2

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 http://www.toyota.com.au/home to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Toyota’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://recalls.toyota.com.au/#/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — N16 Pulsar, Y61 Patrol, D22 Navara, A33 Maxima & T30 X-Trail

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

N16 Pulsar, Y61 Patrol, D22 Navara, A33 Maxima & T30 X-Trail vehicles built between April 2001 and June 2003.

What are the defects?

This is an amendment to the affected vehicles in the previous recall campaign that was launched globally in 2013.

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Nissan dealership or Nissan's head office directly via the website at http://www.nissan.com.au/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Nissan’s website to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://www.nissan.com.au/Owners/Owner-Information/Takata-Airbag-Recall/M...

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — N16 Pulsar, D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, X-Trail

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

N16 Pulsar, D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, X-Trail airbag inflator

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Nissan dealership or Nissan's head office directly via the website at http://www.nissan.com.au/ to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Nissan’s website to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: http://www.nissan.com.au/Owners/Owner-Information/Takata-Airbag-Recall/M...

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Mazda Australia Pty Ltd—Mazda6 (GG) Sedan/Hatch, Mazda6 (GY) Wagon, RX-8 (FE) & BT-50 (UN)

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

Mazda6 (GG1032) Sedan/Hatch - beta only
Mazda6 (GY1032) Wagon - beta only
Mazda6 (GG1031) Sedan/Hatch - alpha & beta
Mazda6 (GY1031) Wagon - alpha & beta
Mazda6 (GG10R2) Hatch - beta only
Mazda6 (GY10R2) Wagon - beta only
RX-8 (FE1031) - alpha & beta
BT-50 (UNY0*3/UNY0*4) Ute/Cab Chassis - beta only

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: if an affected vehicle is involved in an accident triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing explodes / ruptures under too much internal pressure.

 

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments 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 Mazda dealership or Mazda Australia’s head office directly via the website at https://www.mazda.com.au/, phone 1800 034 411 Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5pm (EST or AEST) or email customersupport@mazda.com.au to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge. It is critical that owners of cars with alpha airbags installed take immediate steps to have the airbags replaced because of the significant risk of injury or death involved in using cars with these airbags.

Consumers can use Mazda’s VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is affected by this recall: https://www.mazda.com.au/recalls/

Further information and advice for consumers is also available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/takata-airbag-recalls-affecting-au...

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Kia Motors Australia — 2017 YP Carnival

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2017 YP Carnival

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing issue, the vacuum hose to the brake booster may become weak over time resulting in the potential for the hose to collapse when vacuum is applied. This could lead the brake pedal to become hard when applying the pedal repeatedly. As a result, increased pedal effort may be required to achieve the expected stopping distance.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, it is then only possible to slow the vehicle with an increased level of brake pedal pressure. This may pose a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers will be contacted by direct mail and they should contact their nearest Kia Dealer to arrange an inspection and repair free of charge.

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GlobalOutlet.com — Car Towing Strap

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Towing strap

Product description

5 tonne motor vehicle recovery strap rope with hooks

What are the defects?

The strap failed to comply with the labelling requirements of the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Regulations 2010. Information about the strap's minimum breaking strength is not included on the label.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle recovery strap used is not rated for the weight of the vehicles it is attached to, it can break, and both the strap and tow hook can release with great force. This can pose a risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Consumers should complete the following instructions to organise a refund:

1. Print and fill out the Recall Return Form at http://img.crazysales.com.au/newsletter/images/returnform/HQB_CAR201.pdf. This form should be attached to the affected product.
2. Go to http://parcelpoint.com.au/crazysales/return/ and follow the online process to create a return label.
3. Securely pack the item in a suitable box with the Recall Return Form and attach the label to the packaging. Take the package to the nearest postal outlet. Consumers do not need to pay for postage to return this product.
4. Email the Crazysales Order ID when the product has been posted. A refund including postage costs will be processed within 3 to 5 working days of the receipt of the product.

For further information consumers can contact info@globaloutlet.com or info@crazysales.com.au

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VTech Electronics (Australia) Pty Ltd — VTech Baby Pack & Go Travel Mobile

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Pack-Go-1

Product description

Lightweight mobile; attaches to most cots, playpens, prams and baby carriers.

What are the defects?

The white part of the clamp (which attaches the mobile to a cot or play pen) may crack and weaken the clamp.

What are the hazards?

If the clamp fails the mobile could fall into the cot. This may pose an injury risk to the cot occupant.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should go to https://support.vtech.com.au/ and raise a ticket on the support portal. Consumers will be given instructions as to how to return the product. Consumers will be offered a full refund (including postage).

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VTech Electronics (Australia) Pty Ltd — VTech Baby Shake and Sing Elephant Rattle

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Rattle

Product description

A purple elephant shaped rattle with one yellow ear and one blue ear. It also has a black and white striped handle with beads.

What are the defects?

In certain extreme cases (strong torsion of the ear or violent shock against a hard surface), one of the elephant’s rotating ears may detach. This exposes a small, blunt, metal rod, partially covered in white plastic, which remains attached to the toy.

What are the hazards?

If the ear comes off the toy, the small, plastic coated, blunt metal protrusion may cause pain if pressed against the skin.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should go to https://support.vtech.com.au/ and raise a ticket on the support portal. Consumers will be given instructions as to how to return the product. Consumers will be offered a full refund (including postage).

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars "C" Class 63s

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

What are the defects?

Torque peaks may arise in the drivetrain in the vehicle under pulling-away manoeuvres on a wet road. This may lead to failure of the drive shaft.

What are the hazards?

May result in a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for an update to the software of the ESP control units and, if necessary, the suspension control unit.

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Gapfiller Pty Ltd — Discoveroo Magnetic Stacking Owl

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Discoveroo Magnetic Stacking Owl

Product description

The Magnetic Stacking Owl is a version of the traditional wooden stacker with 5 rings and an owl's face.
Height 17 cm

What are the defects?

The owl's beak may become detached from the product.

What are the hazards?

Small parts can present a choking hazard for children under 36 months.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have the Magnetic Stacking Owl should contact Baby Brands - a division of Gapfiller Pty Ltd, by phone on 02 8911 0642 or by email enquiries@babybrands.com.au

Consumers will be offered an alternative product of equal value as a replacement and will be sent an Australia Post satchel to return the owl toy.

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Aldi Stores — 'Berg Smallgoods' American Style Skinless Hot Dogs 375g

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Berg Smallgoods Skinless American Hot Dogs

Product description

Hot dog sausages - 375g in plastic packaging
All Use By date codes up to and including 28.01.2018

What are the defects?

Potential microbial contamination and the presence of bone fragments.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with microbial pathogens may cause illness if consumed.
Food products containing foreign objects may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice. Customers should return the product(s) to their nearest ALDI Store for a full refund.

For further information please contact the ALDI Food Recall Hotline on 1800 709 993.

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — Nissan D23 Navara & R52 Pathfinder Series 1 Models

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Nissan D23 Navara and R52 Pathfinder (Series 1) models fitted with a Nissan genuine accessory nudge bar.

What are the defects?

Due to insufficient bolt torque, the nudge bar roll hoop fixing bolts may come loose causing the roll hoop to rattle and in rare instances, may detach from the vehicle.

What are the hazards?

If the bolted connections become detached or the components fail, the nudge bar may detach from the vehicle, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Once parts availability is confirmed, Nissan will contact owners of affected vehicles at their last known address, with instructions to contact a Nissan dealership to arrange for the nudge bar to be reworked free of charge.

Owners can find their nearest dealership using the "Find a Dealer" tab at http://www.nissan.com.au/

For further information please contact the Nissan Customer Service Centre toll free on 1800 035 035 Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 6pm AEST.

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Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd — ZR900BHF Supersport 948cc Motorcycle

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Z900

Product description

2017 Z900 Supersport 948cc Motorcycle

What are the defects?

The holes in the rear shock absorber tie-rod frame mounts could become elongated if the rear shock absorber bottoms out.

What are the hazards?

This may prevent the rear shock absorber from operating correctly and could result in a loss of control of the motorcycle.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are advised to return their motorcycle to an Authorised Kawasaki Dealer to have an inspection and in some cases, have a preventative repair kit fitted to their motorcycle free of charge. In the case that excessive elongation of the tie-rod frame mount is found, a replacement frame will be installed free of charge.

For assistance in locating the nearest Kawasaki Dealer go to http://kawasaki.com.au/dealer-locator/

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Husqvarna Australia Pty Limited — Selected 2015-2017 TS 242 and TS 246 Lawn Tractors

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Lawn Tractor Image

Product description

Model TS 242 and TS 246 lawn tractors (also known as 'ride on mowers') with the following identifiers:

Model: TS242 - SKU: 960410384 - serial number range: from 060315A001551 to 032317A001508
Model: TS242 - SKU: 960410400 - serial number range: from 050617A001037 to 093117A003258

Model: TS246 - SKU: 960410385 - serial number range: from 051815A001001 to 091416A003205
Model: TS246 - SKU: 960410401 - serial number range: from 042417A002665 to 083117A001727

What are the defects?

The fuel line in the identified lawn tractors was not routed behind the tank guard. This may allow the fuel line to contact and rub against the transmission belt.

What are the hazards?

If the fuel line contacts or rubs against the transmission belt, fuel could leak from the fuel line, posing a risk of fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected models and contact their local authorised Husqvarna dealer to make arrangements for a free repair.

For help locating a Husqvarna dealer consumers can go to: http://www.husqvarna.com/au/dealer-locator/

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Toys "R" Us — Totally Me Clay Studio

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

TM Clay Studio

Product description

Clay craft kit

What are the defects?

Mould can be present in the clay.

What are the hazards?

Poses a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mould.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are asked to return the kit to a Toys "R" Us store for a full refund.

For further information, consumers can contact Toys "R" Us Product Safety on ausproductsafety@toysrus.com or call toll free on 1300 869 778.

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Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — Infiniti V37 Q50/Q60

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Q50 and Q60 VR30DDTT engine variants only

What are the defects?

The function to indicate Automatic Transmission failure was not programmed in the Electronic Control Module (ECM). This was due to a mismatch of On-Board Diagnosis communication architecture between the new Electronic Control Module and old Controlled Area Network.

What are the hazards?

The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) does not illuminate and the driver is unaware of the concern, which may be an emissions regulation non-compliance.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by direct mail and advised to contact their Infiniti Dealer to have the ECM reprogrammed with updated logic.

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LEADER Systems Pty Ltd — AFI-HD-AU Router and mesh point kit

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1100

router base station and mesh points

Product description

A three-piece system consisting of a router base station and two wireless mesh points

A single batch of 320 products was affected. One affected unit remains with a consumer and that consumer has been contacted.

What are the defects?

Imperfect bonding on the electrical plug for the two mesh points.

What are the hazards?

Exposure to live parts could cause electric shock.

What should consumers do?

Most of the affected units have been returned from the supply chain, and there is believed to be one outstanding unit with a consumer.

If a consumer believes they have the remaining product from the affected batch, they should stop using the product immediately and contact Leader RMA Team on 03 9037 3020 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5.30pm) or email vic.ra@leadersystems.com.au to arrange for the return of the product and for a replacement product to be provided.

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Apotex Pty Ltd — Apo-Perindopril Arginine 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg tablets (bottle) - extended recall (new batches)

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

apo perindopril argines tablets

Product description

Apo-Perindopril Arginine is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure or coronary artery disease.

15 batches of APO-Perindopril Arginine are affected:

APO-Perindopril Arginine 2.5mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6619 Expiry: 02/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6620 Expiry: 02/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1699 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1697 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1698 Expiry: 05/2019
AUST R: 184808

APO-Perindopril Arginine 5mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6671 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6670 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1702 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6672 Expiry: 03/2020
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1700 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1701 Expiry: 05/2019
AUST R: 184806

APO-Perindopril Arginine 10mg
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1705 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1703 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)MX1704 Expiry: 05/2019
Batch/Lot Number: (L)NC6729 Expiry: 03/2020
AUST R: 184812

What are the defects?

It has been identified that some bottles from these batches may be contaminated with dark particles of silica, presumably released from the desiccant cylinder that is placed inside the bottle to keep the contents dry and protected from moisture. The particles may be large enough to see as specks or appear as a dust that discolours the tablets themselves and/or the inside of the bottle.

What are the hazards?

This potential contamination is classified as a quality defect and is not considered to impact product safety or efficacy.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for takes Apo-Perindopril Arginine 2.5 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg tablets, check the batch number on the bottle to see if it is from an affected batch. If you have a bottle from an affected batch, return it to a pharmacy for a refund or replacement.

Please note that this potential contamination is classified as a quality defect rather than a safety-related issue. You are unlikely to experience any health problems as a result of this issue.

If you have any other questions or concerns about this issue, talk to your health professional.

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Eco-Farms Pty Ltd — Ground cinnamon

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

ground cinnamon in packagaing

Product description

Ground cinnamon
150g, laminated paper packaging
Best Before 20 JUL 20
Batch code 270001

What are the defects?

The product may be contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus cereus.

What are the hazards?

Food contaminated with B. cereus can cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using this product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

For further information about this recall, contact Eco-Farms Pty Ltd on 02 9764 2833 or visit http://www.ecofarms.com.au/

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Yale Prima Pty Ltd — Moretti 11 Fin Oil Column Heater

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

heater

Product description

11 Fin Oil Column Heater
Brand Moretti
Model MNDB1M-III

What are the defects?

A manufacturing defect may cause the heater control panel to overheat and in some cases to melt and catch on fire.

What are the hazards?

Risk of burns and a risk of fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the heater immediately and return it to their nearest Bunnings store as soon as possible for a full refund.

For further information consumers should contact the Yale Prima Call Centre on 1300 366 155.

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Riebeck Pty Ltd t/as Little Zebra Chocolates — Chai Supreme Dark Chocolate

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

package (front)

Product description

85g chocolate bar in foil paper wrapper

Batch code Lot 1162

APN/EAN 0784927553404

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy).

What are the hazards?

Any consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, consumers should contact Riebeck Pty Ltd (trading as Little Zebra Chocolates) on 02 8411 1423 (24 hours).

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Audi Australia Pty Ltd — MY2018 Audi Q2 (GA) & A3 (8V)

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Audi A3 and Q2 models manufactured in August 2017

Target Number: 2

What are the defects?

A fault in the manufacturing process for the rear hub carriers has caused a discrepancy in the material hardness. As the durability of the affected hub carriers cannot be assured, there is a possibility that the bolted connections may become detached or the component may fail.

What are the hazards?

If the bolted connections become detached or the component fails, the driver could lose control, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Audi Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Owners should contact their nearest Audi Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For any queries or concerns please contact the Audi Australia 24 hour toll-free number 1800 50 AUDI (2834).

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Volkswagen Group Australia — Passat, Golf and Arteon

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

62 x Passat MY 2018
1 x Golf MY 2018
1x Arteon MY 2018

What are the defects?

Certain Volkswagen Passat, Golf and Arteon models of a limited production period may have had the rear wheel bearing housing manufactured with an insufficient case hardening.

What are the hazards?

A possible fracture of a wheel bearing housing could significantly impair the road holding of the vehicle, posing an accident hazard to the vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Volkswagen dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For further information, consumers can contact their local Volkswagen Authorised Service Centre or contact Volkswagen Customer Care on 1800 607 822.

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Caterpillar—Certain Articulated Trucks, Off highway Tractors & Trucks, Underground Mining Trucks, Wheel Loaders & Wheel Scrapers

Fri, 28 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Campaign No. PI 10305
Date range 13 September 1990 to 15 June 2000

What are the defects?

Air dryer group may have a flaw in the material. If the material does have a flaw it can crack and result in the end plate becoming dislodged.

What are the hazards?

Air dryer flaw.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent out to all registered owners of Caterpillar equipment or contact your Caterpillar supplier.

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catchoftheday.com.au Pty Ltd — Benefit Gimme Brow Volumiser Gel

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Gimme Brow Volumiser Gel

Product description

Brush-on eye brow gel contains tiny microfibers that adhere to skin and hairs.
Benefit Gimme Brow - 01 Light
Benefit Gimme Brow - 03 Medium
Benefit Gimme Brow - 05 Deep

What are the defects?

The product may be contaminated with bacteria.

What are the hazards?

If the product comes in contact with eyes it could cause an eye irritation.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately. Consumers will be sent an email by the customer service team with instructions on the disposal of the product and procedures on how to obtain a full refund.

For further information, consumers can email recalls@catchoftheday.com.au

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — C-HR NGX10 & NGX50

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota C-HR
NGX10 & NGX50

What are the defects?

The Skid Control Electronic Control Unit may incorrectly identify a small increase in circuit resistance of the Electronic Park Brake (EPB) motor as an open circuit.

If this occurs, the EPB warning light will illuminate and the EPB may not work.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle is parked on an incline with an inoperative parking brake and in a shift position other than “Park” (automatic transmission), or in “N” (manual transmission), the vehicle could move, increasing the possibility of a collision.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Toyota dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Tarago ACR50 & GSR50

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Tarago
ACR50 / GSR50

What are the defects?

On affected vehicles there is a possibility that the seat belt anchorage bolts may not have been tightened to the correct torque specification after the installation of the reversing camera.

What are the hazards?

An incorrectly tightened seat belt anchorage bolt could compromise seat belt performance, increasing the possibility of injury during a collision.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Toyota dealer to arrange for an inspection of the seat belt anchor bolts.

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Aspiria Australia Pty Ltd — Crane Sports Inflatable Pegasus and Flamingo

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

inflatable flamingo

Product description

Crane Sports jumbo novelty inflatables shaped like a flying horse (Pegasus) or a flamingo.

What are the defects?

The product labelling is not in accordance with the Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2009 'Consumer Product Safety Standard for Flotation Toys and Aquatic Toys'. The products are missing the following warning: WARNING. AQUATIC TOY. USE ONLY UNDER SUPERVISION.

What are the hazards?

If children are not supervised while using the products, there is an increased risk of drowning.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return them to their nearest ALDI Store for a full refund.

For further information, contact the support line on 1300 198 944 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm) or email info@customerengagement.net.au

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AGL Energy Services Pty Limited — Salzer DC LB232 (a.k.a. IPV40E & IPV40ES) isolator switches

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

IPV40E

Product description

DC isolating switch used in solar installations, commonly referred to in industry as IPV40E & IPV40ES.

IPV40E Description: Photovoltaic Switch 40A 1000V DC21B/DC-PV2 4P isolator in a IP66NW enclosure
IPV40E Manufacturing Part Number: DCLB23230429B31SMXRDGB

IPV40ES Description: Photovoltaic Switch 40A 1000V DC21B/DC-PV2 4P isolator in a IP66NW enclosure with a shield
IPV40ES Manufacturing Part Number: DCLB23230429B31SMXSRDGB

What are the defects?

Some Salzer DC LB232 isolators have failed, generating excessive heat and causing the Salzer DC LB232 isolators to melt or char. This has caused localised smoke and heat damage to the area surrounding the component.

What are the hazards?

The component could present a fire risk under certain conditions.

What should consumers do?

AGL will replace the components in the solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sold by AGL within the relevant period and offer an amount to compensate customers for having their system switched off (when they will not be generating electricity), which will be estimated based on the customer’s system size and other available data.

AGL will contact its residential customers by email and phone to arrange for them to switch off the solar system where possible. AGL will arrange for an AGL representative to replace the isolators at no charge. It is unlikely that the power to the residence will need to be turned off to replace the isolators.

Further information can be obtained by contacting AGL on 1300 019 667 or by emailing solarcustomerservice@agl.com.au or visiting https://aglsolar.com.au/solarresolution

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Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Tricity MW125 & MW125A Motorcycles

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Tricity

Product description

Yamaha Tricity MW125 & MW125A

What are the defects?

The primary fixed sheave nut may loosen during riding due to inadequate tightening torque of the nut. If the nut loosens off, the primary sheave may contact the crank case cover, causing noise from the engine assembly and possible engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

Engine stalling during riding may cause loss of control of the scooter, posing an accident risk to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact their nearest Yamaha dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

For help finding a Yamaha dealer consumers can go to http://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/dealers/all or call 1300 593 600. If you no longer own the model, please advise Yamaha Motor Australia on 1300 593 600.

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Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — Indian Chief motorcycle variants

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Indian Chief
Chief Classic
Chief Dark Horse
Chief Vintage
Springfield
Springfield Dark Horse
Chieftain
Chieftain Classic
Chieftain Dark Horse
Chieftain Limited
Chieftain Elite

What are the defects?

Some motorcycles equipped with halogen headlights may have been assembled using a non-compliant headlight not matching Australian Design Rules (ADR) requirements.

What are the hazards?

These models may be equipped with an SAE (North America specification) headlight, which is considered non-compliant per ECE standards.

What should consumers do?

Owners are advised to contact their Authorised Indian Dealer to arrange an inspection of the affected bike. If the bike has been incorrectly assembled with an SAE headlight, the dealer will replace the lamp with the correct ECE compliant (ADR approved) unit.

If consumers need assistance contacting or locating an Indian Dealer, please call 1300 721 360 or visit the Indian website at http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-au

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Monde Nissin Australia — Nudie Brekkie with real berries, real coconut milk & real oats 250mL

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Berry ready-to-drink breakfast beverage

Product description

Ready-to-drink breakfast beverage
Berry, coconut milk and oat flavour
Tetra pack 250mL / 250mL x3

Best Before 24 MAR 18

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (cow's milk).

What are the hazards?

Consumers who have a cow’s milk allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a cow’s milk allergy or intolerance should not consume this product.

Customers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, contact Monde Nissin Australia Customer Service on 1800 466 834 or visit http://www.nudie.com.au/

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Asahi Premium Beverages Pty Ltd — Vodka Cruiser Sunny Orange Passionfruit 275mL (sold as part of a mixed 10 pack)

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Vodka cruiser packs

Product description

Ready-to-drink vodka-based alcoholic beverage.
Sunny orange passionfruit flavor sold as part of a mixed 10-pack.
Mixed pack - packed 9 October 2017 to 13 November 2017, inclusive.
Bali Promo pack - packed 27 September 2017 to 30 October 2017, inclusive.
10 x 275 mL glass bottles in a printed cardboard box.

What are the defects?

Non-compliant labelling - undeclared tartrazine colour 102.

What are the hazards?

Consumer s who have a tartrazine allergy (colour 102) or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a tartrazine allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return complete cartons to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Further information is available by calling the Customer Relations Centre on 1800 244 054 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm AEDT)

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Honda Australia Motorcycle & Power Equipment Pty Ltd — MY2017 CBR1000 Motorcycles

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

CBR1000

Product description

MY2017 CBR1000 RR/RA/S1/S2 motorcycles

What are the defects?

A defect in the fuel cap seal may allow fuel to leak from the fuel tank, or water to enter the fuel tank.

What are the hazards?

In the worst case scenario, water entering the fuel tank may cause the engine to stall or malfunction, posing a possible accident risk for the rider. Fuel leaking from the fuel tank may also pose a possible fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their local Honda motorcycle dealer to make an appointment for an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

For further information consumers can contact the Customer Relations Department on 03 9270 1348 or email customer.relations@honda.com.au

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Targus Australia Pty Limited — AC plug head adaptor

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

AC plug head adaptor image

Product description

AC plug head adaptor for Dock 120AUZ Dual Video Universal Docking Station

What are the defects?

In some circumstances the faceplate may separate from the body of the AC plug head adaptor when unplugging the AC transformer from the power socket, exposing live parts.

What are the hazards?

Risk of electric shock

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not attempt to unplug the AC transformer for the Dock120AUZ without switching off the power to the transformer at the power source. If you are not certain that the power has been switched off, seek qualified help to confirm the power is off and to remove the transformer safely.

Consumers should contact Targus Australia Customer Service at australia.dock120@Targus.com or 1800 641 645 to arrange a free replacement.

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Fiat Chrysler Group—Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011-2014

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000

Product description

2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Cars

This recall has been replaced with recall PRA 2017/16427 (campaign number T59).

The new recall can be accessed here:

https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/fca-australia-pty-ltd-2011-2014-...

Identifying features

RC P14

What are the defects?

Vehicles are equipped with a brake booster that has a center shell, which may corrode over time and allow water to enter.

What are the hazards?

If water enters the centre shell it could freeze, minimizing the vehicle's braking ability and increasing the risk of a crash.

What should consumers do?

Chrysler will contact all affected owners to arrange inspection and, if necessary, repairs. This will be done free of charge.

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Triumph Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S Motorcycles

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1100

Triumph Speed Triple

What are the defects?

A bracket may interfere with the link lead, resulting in damage to the outer protective sheathing and over time potentially exposing the wire. Contact between the bracket and the exposed wire may lead to an electrical short.

What are the hazards?

In some cases, the electrical short may cause an engine stall without warning.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Triumph dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle. For help finding a Triumph dealer consumers can go to http://www.triumphmotorcycles.com.au/dealers/find-a-dealer

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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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Consumer protection and product liability law : commentary and ..


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"Product Liability and Private International Law " by Stuart Dutson


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Luke's publications include Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan (Routledge, 2004), International Arbitration in Australia (Federation Press ..


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


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Legal Aspects of Business


Product Liability Law: Established in contract, tort of negligence & specific laws ( Trade. Practices Act, Consumer Protection. Acts) ..


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Occupier's Liability


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Product Liability : an Examination of the Effect of the Doctrine of ..


by GR Clark - 1990product liability, forum non conveniens, Piper Aircraft Co v Reyno. This article is available in Bond Law Review: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/blr/vol2/iss1/1 ..


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PRODUCT LIABILITY AND THE CONFLICT OF LAWS IN AUSTRALIA


by J Goldring - 1978 - - "Products Liability and International Trade Law", (1977) 8 Sydney L.R. 358. Miller & Lovell, Products Liability (1977) is a statement of the English law with ..


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Pharmaceutical/Medical Cases


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76003 Asian Law and Legal Systems

 



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Seminar 8 - Case study, The Development of Product Liability Law (.ppt) · Seminar 9 - The Theory and Technical Rules of Precedent (.ppt) ..


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Boland was a partner with Corrs, Chambers Westgarth where she had a significant practice in product liability as well as in family law. Prof.


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Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law. 6. 70. D. 2009 Second Semester. LAWS2207. Evidence. 6. 77. D. LAWS3202. Honours Thesis. The Role of Law ..


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by L NOTTAGETrade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) s 75AQ within Pt VA, modelled on the 1985 EC Product Liability. Directive, like Japan's PL Law of 1994. See the national report ..


Aids and the Blood Bank: The Argument for Strict Liability Exemption


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The Costs of Corporate Litigation in Australia: A Research Note ..


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what is questionable. Principal topics will include: # An introduction to comparative law methods. # Punitive damages. # Product liability. # Medical malpractice ..


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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.


Australian Lawyers and Social Change – 30 Years Later


liability for defective products.28 Elements within the government itself -- and especially, it should be said, within Attorney General's Department's, whose officers ..


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Hanuaer P, Slade J, Barnes D, Bero L, Glantz S. Lawyer control of internal scientific research to avoid products liability lawsuits: The Brown and Williamson ..


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Presented by Craig Pryor - Principal, Warren McKeon Dickson Lawyers. Awarded for outstanding .. Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law. Justin Ayre ..


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 ..


CURRICULUM VITAE - University of Sydney


o with a shorter version in the Australian Product Liability Reporter and the ACICA .. Government Lawyers in Japan and Australia" (Luke Nottage and Stephen ..


Dr Jeffrey Michael FitzGerald - Occasional speeches - UTS ..


You have all studied Law, and many of you will call yourselves lawyers for the .. of documentation prior to requests for its discovery in product liability litigation).


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 ..


LEC - Subject Pages - Equity - Useful Links


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


.. by which a manufacturer of a defective product is liable for injury to its .. Whilst, as in South Africa for instance, it may be lawful for lawyers to ..


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; ..


Non-Profit Directors' And Officers' Insurance Mark Waller Solicitor ..


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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government; insurance; product liability; property; and trade practices. Skills .. Critically evaluates Counsel work product. .. Supervised more junior lawyers.


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 ..


Recent Releases


Lawyer's

responsibility to ensure that there is a caveatable interest; and * The risks and liabilities lawyers can face when lodging a caveat improper. Published: ..


Master of Health Law - Course search - The University of Sydney


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 ..


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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 ..


Nottage, L, "The Still-Birth and Re-Birth of Product Liability in Japan" in D ... Ziegert, K A, 'Vietnamese Law goes West - Australian Lawyers go ..


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Geographical Information Systems and Legal Liability - AustLII


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 ..


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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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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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LAWS6011 Administrative Law

 


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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 ..


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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


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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


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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


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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 ..

 


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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 ..


Topic2


Attorney

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Hooked on Tobacco - NI 369 - Between a rock and a hard place


Having failed to secure legal aid, the plaintiffs and their lawyers had agreed to pursue .. The Tobacco Products Liability Project asked: 'Could it be that, as the ..


Transcription of tape recording of the Memorial Gathering for ..


lot of our lawyers of course, historically looked at it from a manufacturing point of view particularly in the area of product liability. Of course this gave us a great ..


CONSUMER LAW REFORM IN AUSTRALIA: CONTEMPORARY ..


by L NOTTAGE - - product liability claims quickly inform the public of potential safety risks anyway. So ... of art 'merchantable quality', antiquated and odd for non-lawyers. Instead ..


UTS: Numerical list of subjects - Law, UTS Handbook


76022 Insurance Law 76023 Deceptive Trade Practices and Product Liability .. Securities Regulation 78114 Financial Analysis for the Transactional Lawyer ..


Limiting Auditorsâ•Ž Liability


by C Free - 1999 - - H, 'Australia's New Conservative Approach to Auditors' Liability' (1998) 19(3) The Company Lawyer 85-. 88 at 85. 12 s52 Trades Practices Act 1974 (Cth) states ..


Module 6 Commercial Dispute Resolution


Microsoft Powerpoint - Role of the lawyer in international commercial dispute resolution .. Product liability-wrong item, quality, quantity, unsafe, late, incomplete. Unable to ..


Is everything old new again?


by D Syme - 2002Attorney General launched ADR. Terminology: a .. Department of the Attorney General,. Canberra and can be ..Product Liability Law & Practice ■. For further ..


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90+ items – Our Research Academics. Academic, Research area ..










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EN ROuTE TO A COLLAbORATIVE mIND-sET: whY LEgAL ..


by TO whY LEgAL EDuCATION NEEDs - 2009 - The doctrinal, adversarial nature of the education of lawyers not only affects the way .. the sharpened focus is only a by-product of the mediation, or the parties know .. training in focusing on interests, they have the potential to be a liability ..


Legal Science Versus Science in Law


by RJ Aldisert - 1972These lawyers and judges would limit matching the "colors" of the case at hand .. My own guess is that medical malpractice and products liability cases will next ..


imageREAL Capture


sibilities of lawyers, LAAMS, 2001. (Location .. O'Brien, Michael et al, Occupiers' Liability. 2001. Update .. Williams, Greg et al, Product Liability. National ..


The DataLex Project


Any lawyer could give any number of examples and arguments which ... Finally, there are probably problems of product liability which are best ..


SUMMER 2010-11 - University of Sydney


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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND THE DUTIES OF COMPANY ..


by I Ramsay - - The Role of Nominee Directors and the Liability of Their Appointors. Justice E W Thomas .. The product market in which the company operates. ... 2 B A Manning, "Life in the Boardroom After Van Gorkom" (1985) 41 Business Lawyer 1 at 5-6.


AUSTRALIAN CARTEL REGULATION


corporate and individual liability; the policies that guide decisions on enforcement .. leading academic and professional competition lawyers in Australia. .. Cambridge University Press may occasionally send you additional product information ..


Intensive 2009 Booklet version 2.indd


ID-130 GST for Business Lawyers by Rhys Guild. ID-131 The .. ID-117 Liability of Directors and Persons ... product liability including remedies under the Trade ..


Liability for Unconscionable and Misleading Conduct in Commercial ..


by B Marshall - 1995 - - exclude liability under section 51AA and section 52, or at least to be entitled .. fell within the definition of a consumer transaction on the basis that carpet is a product .. Report of the Trade Practices Commission to the Attorney-General and the ..


LAW FIRMS INCORPORATED: HOW INCORPORATION COULD ..


by I COULD - lawyer. Whether the provisions effectively limit liability of practitioners for ... destruction of documents, were the product of advice, decision and supervision ..


Unit Handbook, Units Indexed by Code: L


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Reviews of books written or edited by CCLSR members


The book is a must-have for corporate lawyers. .. capital raising, product liability, concurrent or accessorial liability for acts of the company and ..


The year ahead for NADRAC


by D Syme - 2002advises the Commonwealth Attorney. General on issues .. also work with the Attorney General's. Department on issues .. PRODUCT LIABILITY s. PROPERTY s ..


ANJeL Home


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Published Works 2008 - Sydney Law School - The University of ..


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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Understanding and Researching International Trade Law


by S Fishellaw, product liability law and business associations or organisations law It is .. of entry for international trade lawyers in this field of law and practice It is in the ..


Subject Details


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Specialist Accreditation Personal Injury Law Conference


Recent cases and developments involving product liability and a detailed .. Mary is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, and is a committee member of ..


Review of the proscription of terrorist organisations: What role for ..


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Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law, LAWS2259, 6. Criminal Justice .. Lawyers Justice & Ethics, LAWS1202, 6. Legal Theory ..


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The Lawyers Education Channel, Tele- .. LIABILITY. Richardson, Megan, Report on the. Economics of Joint and .. Australian Product Liability Reporter, vol ..


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 ..


Book Reviews


product liability, personal injury, patent or trademark .. from records provided by the attorneys"). Case .. several are by attorneys, economists or others.


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Conlan & Leishman/l'ait Taylor Lawyers. Conlan & Leishman and .. partner, practising in public and product liability and insurance law. Sarah Dorahy, formerly ..


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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.


Community - Staff Profile


15+ items – Professor Megan Richardson. Overview | Publications ..








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 ..

 



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 ..


Centre for Marine Science and Technology - Download AcTUP V2 ..


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) ..


Past Conferences and Seminars - Ross Parsons Centre - The ..


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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