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.

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.

 


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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:

Sony Australia Limited—VAIO Laptop Battery Packs (UPDATED)

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

SONY Laptop Battery Packs VGP-BPS26

Identifying features

SVE15137CGP SVE15138CGS SVE15138CGW or as a replacement during repair

What are the defects?

Some battery packs, manufactured by Panasonic for Sony, which are supplied with these products are in a batch that has the possibility to overheat due to a manufacturing issue.

What are the hazards?

If the battery overheats, this poses a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Check the battery Serial Number at the Sony Australia website (http://www.sony.com.au/support/announcement/610886) to determine if it is in the batch in question. If so, cease using the battery and only use the PC on AC power via its supplied adaptor. Contact Sony to arrange a replacement battery.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously checked your battery pack serial number in response to the initial announcement of March, you are still required to RE-CHECK if your battery pack is affected by this current issue.

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Kaiser Pharmaceutical — Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang (Tuhuo and Loranthus Combination), Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Ligusticum and Tea Formula) and Dang Gui Si Ni Tang (Tangkuei and Jujube Combination)

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Traditional Chinese medicines

What are the defects?

The products contain Asarum species, which have been documented to contain aristolochic acids. Asarum species containing aristolochic acid(s) for human therapeutic use are included in Schedule 10 of the Poisons Standard and are not permitted for use in therapeutic goods in Australia.

What are the hazards?

Aristolochic acids have been linked to kidney problems and urinary tract cancers.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should check the batch number on the bottom right-hand side label of the bottle. If it's from an affected batch, stop using the medicine immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with any questions or concerns can contact Kaiser Pharmaceutical's Australian distributor, Acuneeds, on 03 9562 8198.

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Sime Darby Motor Group — Peugeot 308 T9

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

P308 -T9
64 GTI vehicles affected

What are the defects?

The affected vehicles have tyre valves fitted that could be defective, resulting in a loss of tyre pressure.

What are the hazards?

A loss of tyre pressure may affect the handling of the vehicle, possibly causing an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should immediately contact an authorised Peugeot dealer to arrange an appointment to have the tyre valves replaced.

Consumers can call the Customer Service Department on 1300 304 077 for further information.

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Nissan Motor Co. (Australia) Pty Ltd — D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

What are the defects?

Certain passenger airbag inflators may allow moisture to enter the airbag inflator causing the propellant in the inflator units to deteriorate. Deterioration of the propellant may lead to abnormal deployment of the passenger airbag.

What are the hazards?

Abnormal passenger airbag deployment or metal fragment scatter may pose a hazard to the occupants of the vehicle.

What should consumers do?

Once parts availability is confirmed, owners of affected vehicles will be advised to contact their Nissan dealer to arrange for replacement of the front passenger airbag inflator. The replacement will be at no cost to owners.

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Isuzu UTE Australia Pty Ltd — 15.5MY Isuzu MU-X

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

15.5MY Isuzu MU-X
Built 21/04/2016 to 27/04/2016
Campaign Number: S201639
Target Number: 12

What are the defects?

The fuel tank band fixing bolts may not be tightened to the correct torque specification.

What are the hazards?

The fixing bolts may become loose during normal operation of the vehicle. The fuel tank may become detached and drop down which could result in the spillage of fuel.

What should consumers do?

Isuzu UTE Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Isuzu UTE Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair consisting of tightening of the fuel tank band fixing bolts to the correct torque setting.

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Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — Subaru Impreza MY2008-2009 and Forester MY2009 - Takata front passenger airbag

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Subaru Campaign number: SI0331
Subaru Impreza MY 2008-2009: 18, 619 vehicles
Subaru Forester MY 2009: 15, 944 vehicles

What are the defects?

The passenger’s front airbag inflator propellant wafers may have an increased potential for moisture intrusion over time. Moisture intrusion could potentially make the inflator assembly more susceptible to rupture during airbag deployment.

What are the hazards?

The ruptured inflator may create metallic fragments during deployment that could contact an occupant, increasing the risk of injury.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by mail as soon as parts are available. The letters will instruct owners to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru dealership for replacement of the front passenger airbag at no cost.

If owners have any concerns they can call Subaru on 1300 550 994.

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Bakery Lievito — Artisan Handcrafted White Bagels & Artisan Handcrafted Turkish Rolls

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Bagels and Turkish rolls image

Product description

Bagels - each package contains 4 bagels at 80g each

Turkish rolls - each package contains 4 Turkish rolls at 130g each

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (sesame).

What are the hazards?

Consumers who have a sesame allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a sesame allergy or intolerance should not eat these products. Consumers should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
For further information, consumers can call 0439 503 545 or go to www.bakerylievito.com.

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Bar Crusher Boats — Hi Tech Plastics Manual Slider for Fixed Pedestal

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

A black plastic and anodized aluminium pivot/slide mechanism that attaches a bolster style boat seat to the supporting seat pedestal.

What are the defects?

Under heavy loads or extreme forces the black plastic section of the mechanism may crack.

What are the hazards?

If the pivot/slide mechanism cracks, the mechanism could fail, resulting in the seat detaching from the seat pedestal, potentially causing a serious injury to the user.

What should consumers do?

Bar Crusher Boats will contact affected owners and ask them to email info@barcrusher.com.au with "Safety Recall" in the subject line. The email should include the owner's name, address, boat model type, purchase date and HIN number.

A replacement pivot/slide mechanism will be sent directly to the owner.

Owners can also call 03 9792 2999 between 11am and 4pm Monday to Friday for further advice.

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EziBuy — Poppy Lamp

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Poppy Lamp image

Product description

Desk or Bedside Lamp
Model LS AT391
Style Number 151018

What are the defects?

The lamp may have loose connections at the cord line switch.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of electric shock or fire when the lamp is used.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the lamp immediately and disconnect it from the power supply. Consumers will be contacted directly by mail, email or phone and asked to return the lamp using bubble wrap and free post envelopes provided by EziBuy.
 
Consumers will be given a full refund, plus a $20 EziBuy voucher.
 
For further information consumers can call EziBuy on 1800 148 148.
 

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota Hiace

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Hiace
KDH201, KDH221, KDH223
TRH201, TRH221, TRH223

What are the defects?

On the involved vehicles the related gear position (P_R_N_D) may not match the expected vehicle behavior, i.e. unable to shift out of Park or shift out of a forward or reverse drive position (D_R).

What are the hazards?

Unable to shift out of Park or shift out of a forward or reverse drive position (D_R) may increase the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Involved Hiace owners will be contacted by mail at their last known address, inviting them to make an appointment with their preferred Toyota Dealer to have the recall carried out free of charge.

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Trek Bicycle Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd — 2014 Farley and Farley Frameset & 2015 Farley 6 and Farley 6 Frameset

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Trek bicycle

Product description

2014 Farley and 2014 Farley frameset & 2015 Farley 6 and 2015 Farley 6 frameset.

What are the defects?

The bicycle fork may have been assembled incorrectly and the fork may separate from the steer tube.

What are the hazards?

If the fork separates from the steer tube this can pose a fall hazard to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the affected bicycles immediately.

Affected consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Bicycles should be returned to your local Trek retailer for inspection and free replacement of affected fork.

Consumers will also receive a coupon worth $120 to spend at Trek retailers on Trek or Bontrager products.

To find your local Trek retailer please call 02 6173 2400 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm EST) or go to http://www.trekbikes.com.

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Volvo Car Australia — Volvo S60 and V60

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Volvo S60 and V60 vehicles MY 2011 to MY 2015, fitted with a 1.6 litre petrol engine.

What are the defects?

A small leakage of coolant fluid may occur during engine warm-up under certain driving and climate conditions, such as high acceleration or engine load immediately after cold start, especially in cold climates. A warning message will appear in the display.

What are the hazards?

In the worst-case scenario, this may result in an oil seepage, causing a smell or smoke. If the oil seepage reaches a hot surface this could result in a slow developing fire within the engine compartment.

What should consumers do?

Owners affected by this recall will be contacted by mail. They can also contact a Volvo dealer directly.
 
Consumers can also contact Volvo Australia on (02) 9020 1600.

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Selected Triumph Motorcycles Models

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Triumph Street Twin, Bonneville T100, Bonneville T100 Black, Bonneville T120 Black, Thruxton 1200 and Thruxton 1200R models.

What are the defects?

The fuel tank sub-harness is used to supply electrical current from the motorcycle main wiring harness to the fuel pump located inside the fuel tank. This sub-harness passes through the fuel pump mounting plate.
 
The compound used to seal two components has permitted fuel to pass between them, allowing fuel to travel along the wiring towards the main harness connector.

What are the hazards?

If fuel travels along the wiring from the fuel tank sub-harness to the main harness connector and there is an electrical short, it may cause a fire.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to all known owners, instructing them to contact their nearest Triumph motorcycles dealer to arrange for the inspection and repair of their motorcycle.

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Bentley Motors Ltd — Bentley Bentayga

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Sports Utility Vehicle

What are the defects?

Missing data records for bolted joints relating to the seat system and the instrument panel have been identified. In some instances this could indicate the bolted joint has not been correctly tightened.

What are the hazards?

Where it is found that the bolted joints are not correctly tightened, there is a possibility that they could loosen over time. If this happens and the vehicle is in an accident, it may result in increased injury to vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their nearest authorised dealer where the specific joints identified on each affected vehicles will be checked and if loose, tightened to the correct torque.

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Suzuki Australia — APK Vitara Diesel

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki APK Vitara Diesel

What are the defects?

The Ambient Temperature Sensor Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may not illuminate due to an incorrect software programme.

What are the hazards?

This may cause reduction in engine power and the vehicle to fall outside of emissions regulations.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. The vehicle should be taken to an authorised Suzuki dealer for inspection and reprogramming.

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PR Kitchen and Washroom Systems P/L — Franke Waste Disposal Unit

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Franke waste disposal unit label showing model number and production date

Product description

Waste disposal unit model numbers TP-50, TP-75 and TP-125 with manufacturing dates MAR 15 to SEP15 inclusive (as shown in the attached label photograph)

What are the defects?

A manufacturing defect in the cutting blades may cause the cutting blades to break while being used.

What are the hazards?

A broken cutting blade could exit out the top of the unit and may pose a laceration hazard.

What should consumers do?

PRK&WS have contacted consumers where their details were available. Consumers who did not receive an email or a text message, should contact PRK&WS by phone on 03 9700 9100 or via email at service@prks.com.au to organise a service call for a replacement product to be installed and cease usage of the product.

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Innovations Direct Pty Ltd — Instant Hot Water Kettle

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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What are the defects?

Under a fault condition the kettle may start by itself and cycle through the water heating process.

What are the hazards?

If the fault condition occurs, the kettle may overheat and catch fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and disconnect it from the power supply. Consumers will be contacted by email and requested to return the kettle via Freepost to the address provided.
 
For any further enquiries consumers should contact the Innovations Direct Call Centre on 1300 303 303.

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ELFA Sprouts — Elfa Bean Sprouts

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Bean sprout packaging

Product description

250g package of mung bean sprouts
FSANZ recall 2016/68

What are the defects?

Incorrect use by date on the package label.

What are the hazards?

The product may cause illness if consumed after 27/11/16 (the correct use by date).

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
For further information contact ELFA Sprouts on 07 4056 2278.

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Kia Motors Australia — 2016 KIA Optima 2.4 GDI

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2016 Kia Optima 2.4 GDI

What are the defects?

Due to a malfunction during manufacturing in the heat treatment tempering process, excessive residual stress may cause a crack and separation of the right front axle driveshaft.

What are the hazards?

The right front axle driveshaft may develop a crack in the area of the stub at the wheel end of the shaft. When moving from a stopped position, the crack can lead to a separation of the shaft, causing a loud noise. The vehicle would then lose motive power and in some cases, this may lead to an accident.

What should consumers do?

Kia Motors Australia will contact all affected owners by mail, requesting that they immediately contact their preferred Kia dealer to have the front right hand axle driveshaft replaced free of charge.

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Educational Colours Pty Ltd — GIOTTO BE-BE: Finger Paint Set

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Finger Paint set
Contents: 3 x 100mL pots of red, blue and yellow paint, 3 matching sponges and apron.

What are the defects?

The product is labelled 2+ however, one of the sponges, shaped like a whale, tears easily and does not meet the AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 standard for small parts for children under 36 months.

What are the hazards?

The sponge may tear into smaller pieces and may pose a choking hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers can return products to stores for a full refund or dispose of all the sponges and continue to use the paint.

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Ballyhigh Pty Ltd — Paunch (Lamb Stomach)

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Paunch Lamb Stomach

What are the defects?

Potential microbial contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food contaminated with microbial pathogens may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

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INFINITY branded TPS & Orange Round Electrical Cables (Second Tranche)

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

All 'INFINITY' branded Infinity TPS (flat and flexible) and Orange Round low voltage electrical cables of all sizes, configurations and models that are polymeric insulated and PVC sheathed/insulated

Note: This is the second tranche of recalls announced by suppliers of Infinity cables. The first tranche of recalls can be viewed here: https://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1061753

Identifying features

All sizes and configurations of TPS and Orange Round mains power cables sourced from Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd and supplied under the 'INFINITY' brand name.

What are the defects?

The cables fail the required ageing tests of AS/NZS 5000.2:2006. The insulation could become prematurely brittle with age.

What are the hazards?

If the insulation becomes brittle and the cables are disturbed, the insulation could break and expose live conductors, resulting in possible electric shock or fires.

What should consumers do?

If you suspect any of these cables were installed in your premises, contact the responsible builder, electrical contractor or appliance installer to confirm whether Infinity cable was used. They will liaise with you, and the cable supplier from whom they sourced the cable, about obtaining remedy under this safety recall. The cable supplier will then arrange for inspection of your wiring and remediation of any installed Infinity cable that they supplied, free of charge to the consumer, under the safety recall.

If you want your wiring inspected, the cable supplier should be given the first opportunity to arrange this. If you are uncertain who the cable supplier is, you can arrange for a licensed electrical contractor to inspect your wiring. Inspection costs are not recoverable from cable suppliers if Infinity cable was not installed or if the cable supplier cannot be determined.

If you have any unused or removed Infinity cable then return this to the cable supplier for a full refund or replacement.

This safety recall is to remedy all installed Infinity cable supplied by the listed cable suppliers as follows:

1. The removal and replacement of all Infinity cable installed in proximity to heat sources including but not limited to recessed lighting, heaters, ovens, stoves, hot water systems, spas, in-floor heating, airconditioners, gas appliances, flues and chimneys, wood heaters and oil heaters.

2. The removal and replacement of all cable installed in areas that are accessible to building owners, tradespeople or the public, unless the cable is laid in an appropriate cable conduit or other suitable mechanical protection. "Accessible areas" explicitly include all accessible roof spaces and accessible spaces under floors. An "appropriate cable conduit or other suitable mechanical protection" is electrically non-conductive, flame retardant (or self-extinguishing) and with appropriate ingress protection (IP) rating that prevents access to the cable inside.

3. Any Infinity cable left installed in appropriate cable conduit or in inaccessible wall, floor or ceiling spaces or embedded into a masonry wall surface must have an appropriate electrical safety switch (residual current device) installed and tested on that cable, if such a device is not already installed and tested.

4. Any premises with Infinity cable left installed must have an appropriate warning sticker affixed to the relevant electrical metering/switch box alerting building owners and tradespeople to the presence of inaccessible Infinity sourced cable.

The safety recall addresses the safety of the installed cable. Consumers with concerns about the quality of Infinity cable that remains installed may have rights under State and Territory electrical safety and/or building legislation, and under the consumer guarantees of the Australian Consumer Law. For further information, see productsafety.gov.au for details relevant to each State and Territory.

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Metalcore Distribution Pty Ltd — 2016 KOS Complete Scooter S3 Heist

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Freestyle Scooter Non Motorised

What are the defects?

The front of the deck is open and may have sharp edges.

What are the hazards?

This may cause an injury to the person riding the scooter.

What should consumers do?

Affected consumers will receive a front plate in the post. Consumers can call (07) 3209 6408 for further information.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota HIACE Crew Van (KDH201)

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

HIACE (KDH201) LWB Diesel Crew Van

What are the defects?

Affected vehicles are equipped with a single latch system on the side sliding doors which does not meet the requirements of the relevant Australian Design Rule (ADR).

What are the hazards?

The sliding door on some vehicles may not comply with the relevant Australian Design Rule.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by mail at their last known address, inviting them to make an appointment with their preferred Toyota Dealer to have the recall carried out free of charge.

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IKEA Pty Limited — Riso, Bussan and Jordbro beanbags

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

IKEA Riso beanbag

Product description

Bean bags
Riso - models 80231450, 60231451
Bussan - models 70312913, 70312908
Jordbro - models 80317854, 50317855, 30317858, 10317857
Affected bean bags were supplied after 1 July 2016 only.

What are the defects?

Product labelling is non-compliant with the mandatory standard Consumer Goods (Bean Bags) Safety Standard 2014.

What are the hazards?

The missing labels warn consumers that children can suffocate if bean bag filling is swallowed or inhaled, not to let children climb inside the bean bag and that a bean bag is not a safe sleeping surface for an infant under 12 months of age.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who purchased products after 1 July 2016 should stop using the beanbag and return it to any IKEA store or pick up point with proof of purchase, to obtain a full refund.

For more information, consumers can visit the following websites or phone their local IKEA store during business hours:

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Vegan Perfection — Bonvita Rice Milk White Bar

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Rice Milk White Bar

Product description

White chocolate block
100g
Best Before 1 April 2017

What are the defects?

The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).

What are the hazards?

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

What should consumers do?

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

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Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ Pty Limited — Battery Packs used in certain Toshiba Laptops

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Toshiba laptop

Product description

This recall is an extension of a previous recall.
January 2016 recall: Affected batteries were supplied from June 2011 to September 2015 as a replacement battery for, or with, various models of Portégé, Satellite, Satellite Pro and Tecra laptops.
Extended recall: Affects batteries supplied from July 2013 to November 2016 as a replacement battery for, or with, Satellite models – additional batteries are affected.

What are the defects?

The affected batteries may overheat because of a short circuit.

What are the hazards?

If batteries overheat, they can be a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

This recall is an extension of a previous Toshiba laptop battery recall in January 2016.

Owners of Toshiba laptops should to go to the Toshiba website www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/announcements to download and run a software utility that will check if their battery is affected. If their laptop battery is affected, the consumer should register with Toshiba to receive a replacement battery pack. 
 
Consumers can continue to use their computer in the meantime by removing the affected battery and using it on AC power only.
 
Users who previously checked and determined that their battery pack was not affected by the January 2016 recall should re-check their battery packs using the software available from the Toshiba website.

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FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2016 - 2017 JK Jeep Wrangler

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2016 - 2017 JK Jeep Wrangler

What are the defects?

The front impact sensor wire(s) on these specified models may become detached during a crash event before the "impact signal" is recorded by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). Vehicles may experience no airbag and or pretensioner deployment in certain crash events where airbag or pretensioner deployment is expected.

What are the hazards?

Failure to deploy the airbags or pretensioners when required during a crash event could increase the risk of injury or death to front seat occupants.

What should consumers do?

FCA Australia will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership where the vehicle will be repaired free of charge.

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KTM Australia — All 2013 to 2016 KTM 1190 Adventure, 1190 Adventure R and 1290 Super Adventure Motorcycles

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

KTM Models - (All Model Year 2013 , 2014 , 2015 and 2016 )
1190 Adventure
1190 Adventure R
1290 Super Adventure

What are the defects?

In isolated cases contact may occur between the wiring harness and the ABS modulator due to deviations in the assembly process. This will only happen if the wiring harness is frayed and in contact with the ABS modulator, and the brake line is electrically conductive. This may cause a conductive brake line to overheat and ultimately melt, which can result in failure of a brake system circuit.

What are the hazards?

If the brake system circuit fails it could result in brake failure, potentially causing a serious injury to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should contact an authorised KTM dealer to arrange an appointment for an inspection of their motorcycle.

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Running Trainer Pty Ltd — Bionic Runner

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of 2 pedals

Product description

Cross trainer Gen 2BR model (non-folding, pedals with silver studs)

What are the defects?

Some pedals may have had a washer that was too small installed and as a result the pedal may slip off the pedal axle.

What are the hazards?

If the pedal slips off the pedal axle it could cause the rider to fall and potentially injure themselves.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be posted replacement pedals and should remove the old pedals and replace them with the new ones.
 
If consumers have any concerns or queries, please email the Customer Care Line on support@run4.com

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Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Water Vehicle model SJ700B

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Water vehicle

Product description

Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd Water Vehicle model SJ700B 2016 - 2017
Recall reference: WV-1602

What are the defects?

The handlebar grips may not be securely attached and may slip off the handlebar while in operation.

What are the hazards?

If the handlebar grips slip off the operator may lose control of the vehicle, which could cause an accident or serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their local Yamaha dealer to make an appointment to have their Water Vehicle repaired at no cost.

Consumers can find their local Yamaha dealer by visiting http://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/ or by calling 1300 593 600.

If you no longer own a Water Vehicle affected by this recall, please advise Yamaha Motor Australia on 1300 593 600.

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Kambrook — Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Kambrook

Product description

Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L (model KMO400)

What are the defects?

Potential component failure.

What are the hazards?

The defect may result in a fire, potentially causing injury to consumers or damage to surrounding area.

What should consumers do?

Immediately stop using the appliance and unplug it from the socket outlet. Consumers are to return the unit to any the place of purchase for a replacement or refund where a replacement is not available.
 
The fault is only batch related.
 
Consumers should contact Kambrook on 1800 500 188 (8.30am –5.00pm AEST, Monday to Friday), email recall@kambrook.com.au or visit www.kambrook.com.au/recall to register for further information.

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Suzuki Auto Co. — Vitara Diesel

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki Vitara Diesel model number APK416D

What are the defects?

The Ambient Temperature Sensor Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may not illuminate due to an incorrect software programme.

What are the hazards?

This may cause reduction in engine power and the vehicle to fall outside of emissions regulations.

What should consumers do?

Customers will be contacted by direct mail. The vehicle should be taken to an authorised Suzuki dealer for inspection and reprogramming.

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Great Harbour Trading — Plasma Lamp

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Plasma Lamp

Product description

Table lamp - black base with a clear glass globe.

What are the defects?

The lamp fails to meet the assembly and labelling requirements of the electrical safety standard.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of electric shock when the lamp is in use.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the plasma lamp immediately and return it to Great Harbour Trading at 6 Bruny Place Shelley WA 6148, for a full refund.

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Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) — N Series Isuzu Tow Bar Package

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

tow bar

Product description

N Series Truck tow bar
Part numbers 92956222, 92956107, 92956225, 92956113

What are the defects?

Incorrect bolts may have been used to install the Isuzu Tow Bar Package.

What are the hazards?

If the incorrect bolts were used, the tow bar could break free from the chassis of the truck, causing serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Isuzu truck dealership to arrange an inspection and replacement of the tow bar bolts.

Consumers can call 1800 035 640 (Mon-Fri 8.30-17.00 AEST), email customercare@isuzu.net.au or go to www.isuzu.com.au to get details of their nearest dealership.

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Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — Subaru Liberty GT (MY 2007-2009), Subaru Impreza WRX/STI (MY 2009-2014) and Subaru Forester XT (MY 2009-2012)

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Certain turbo-charged Subaru vehicles
Subaru Campaign Number SI0329
Vehicles affected = 22 726

What are the defects?

Certain affected vehicles may contain a potentially faulty secondary air pump relay.

What are the hazards?

If the relay is faulty, the secondary air pump is powered continuously and may overheat, posing a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by mail as soon as parts become available (end of October 2016) to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru Retailer for replacement of the relay at no cost.
 
Further information can be obtained from the Subaru Customer Relations Team by telephoning 1300 550 994.

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Fashion Factory Outlets (Trade Secret) Pty Limited — US Electrical Plug sold with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of Trade Secret shaver US plug

Product description

US electrical plug sold with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver.
Serial number CB-GSB301 (for plug and shaver)

What are the defects?

The plug is for use in the United States of America only and does not comply with relevant Australian Electrical Safety Standards.

What are the hazards?

The shaver should not be used with Australian power outlets.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not try and plug in the shaver and should stop using the plug immediately and return it (along with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver) to the nearest Trade Secret store, for a full refund or exchange.


Further information is available from Trade Secret by phoning 1300 768 913 or emailing info@tjxaustralia.com.au

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GD Mitchell Enterprises Pty Ltd — Lite n' Easy Traditional Favourites Chargrilled Steak (two varieties)

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Lite n' Easy Steak with mushroom sauce

Product description

Pre-prepared frozen meals in a paperboard microwaveable tray with sealed paperboard lid.
Steak in a sauce with vegetables.
Chargrilled Steak & Pepper Sauce (188)
Chargrilled Steak & Mushroom Sauce (189)
448g and 430g
Best Before dates up to 18 October 2017

What are the defects?

Presence of foreign matter (metal).

What are the hazards?

Food products containing metal may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product.

Dispose of the product in the general waste and contact Lite n' Easy for a full refund. Before disposing of the product, Lite n' Easy request that consumers email of the lid showing the Best Before date to the email for your state below, along with your full name, phone number and delivery address so a $15 credit can be applied to your Lite n' Easy account:

Victoria: vic@liteneasy.com.au
South Australia: sa@liteneasy.com.au
Queensland: qld@liteneasy.com.au
Western Australia: wa@liteneasy.com.au
New South Wales: nsw@liteneasy.com.au

Further information is available by phoning Lite n' Easy on 131 512.

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Swarovski International Distribution AG — Octa Crystal Pendant Light Fixtures

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of single pendant crystal light fixture

Product description

Single Swarovski Octa Crystal Pendant light fixtures model numbers
A9950NR700122 - single pendant, black
A9950NR700123- single pendant, white
These light fixtures were produced in Austria, the United States and Slovenia.

What are the defects?

The crystal in the light fixture can detach if damaged during shipment.

What are the hazards?

If the crystal in the light fixture detaches and falls, it poses an impact hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should prevent people from walking underneath the light fixtures and contact Swarovski at lighting.ap@swarovski.com to schedule a free inspection and repair if required.

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Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Ltd — AEG 58V Chainsaw

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of AEG 58V chainsaw

Product description

AEG 58V chainsaw model # ACS58B, battery operated.

What are the defects?

Potential failure of certain components in limited batches of chainsaws.

What are the hazards?

If the chainsaw becomes jammed and the operator attempts to release it by cycling the ignition trigger, the chainsaw may fail, smoke or catch fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the chainsaw immediately and can either:

1.  return the product for a full refund from their place of purchase, or
2.  contact TTI Customer Service on 1300 859 017 or by email at  customerservice@ttibrands.com.au to register for a replacement chainsaw with a free AEG 58V 4.0 battery, once available.

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Suzuki Australia — GW250 motorcycle

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki GW250 motorcycle

What are the defects?

The waterproof coupler between the brake switch harness and main harness isn’t sufficient and allows water ingress into the main harness. This may cause corrosion inside the brake switch and continued use may cause the brake switch to short circuit.

What are the hazards?

This could potentially make the headlamp, brake lamp and tail lamp inoperative, which may pose as a hazard to other road users and possibly cause an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their nearest Suzuki Dealership to have their vehicle inspected and replace with countermeasure parts as required.

For any concerns or queries please contact Suzuki Customer Care line on 1800 777 088.

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Point-Blank Automotive — Anti-Slip Car Service or Display Ramps & Low Rise Lowered Race Car Ramps

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Portable car ramps used for raising the front of a vehicle off the ground, to assist with vehicle maintenance or access.

What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the labelling requirements of mandatory standard AS/NZS 2640:1994 Portable ramps for vehicles.

What are the hazards?

Portable ramps that do not comply with the mandatory standard pose a crushing hazard. This may result in serious injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Point-Blank Automotive will contact all affected consumers directly via email to make arrangement for consumers to be supplied the instructions for use, and a permanent adhesive backed warning badge to be affixed to each ramp. Consumers can also email recalls@point-blank.com.au to obtain the relevant materials.

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BSH Home Appliances Pty Ltd — Bosch Freestanding Gas/Electric Cooker 60cm

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of Boasch electric oven + gas cooktop

Product description

Bosch branded freestanding dual gas/electric cookers with electric oven and gas cooktop, model HSV745055A/02
Manufactured in Germany between January 2009 and October 2011
30.5 MK/h (natural gas)
220 - 240 V ac, 50 Hz, 3.5 kW
This recall extends an earlier recall PRA2016/15652 of related cooker models HGV74W255A and HGV74W355A
Affected batch numbers are 8901 - 9110

What are the defects?

Under certain circumstances, the adaptor between the gas supply and the appliance may crack causing a potential gas leak.

What are the hazards?

Leaking gas may cause an explosion.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should check their cookers to see if they have an affected model, by looking at the model number  and batch number and comparing these to the information on www.gascookingsafety.com. These model number and batch number are printed on the appliance rating plate, which is located on the right hand side of the oven door or cavity when the door is open or in the accessory drawer when the drawer is open. The model number is the 'E-Nr' on the plate and the batch number is 'FD' (see photograph above).

Consumers should cease using any affected model immediately, shut off the gas supply to the appliance and contact BSH Home Appliances to arrange the repair of their cooker on 1300 955 742 or via www.gascookingsafety.com.  BSH will organise an authorised and trained repair agent to visit the consumer's home and replace the relevant component.

Further information is available from www.gascookingsafety.com or by phoning BSH toll-free 1300 955 742 Mon-Fri 24 hours/day.

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IVECO Trucks Pty Ltd — IVECO Daily

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photo

Product description

Van and cab chassis

What are the defects?

It is possible that the eyelet of the secondary cable of the parking brake may break.

What are the hazards?

If the cable of the parking brake fails, it will not operate as intended and may cause the vehicle to roll away potentially causing an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicle should contact their nearest dealership who will then conduct a visual inspection of the cables, and if required replace the cables.
 
Prior to getting their vehicle repaired, Iveco Trucks urges owners of potentially affected vehicles to ensure the handbrake is applied and automatic vehicles are in the park position and manual vehicles have first gear engaged before exiting the vehicle.

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Radio Systems Australia (RSA) — Detachable AC Plug Adaptor Insert Provided with PetSafe and SportDog Brand Products

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Adaptor with insert

Product description

The recall covers the plug insert included with power supplies in PetSafe® brand and SportDOG® brand products, manufactured from January 2009 to January 2016 by Radio Systems Australia Pty Ltd. The plug insert is the circular part (see photo) with the two prongs that attaches to the adaptor box to enable it to plug into power points. These power supplies have been sold online and in pet stores across Australia and New Zealand with the products listed in the attached Recall Notice.

What are the defects?

Some of the plug inserts have a manufacturing fault that causes them to break apart while being unplugged from a power socket.

What are the hazards?

The enclosure of the detachable plug portion can break and potentially expose live parts which can cause a dangerous electric shock.

What should consumers do?

If you have one of the products manufactured between 2009 and 2016, it is critical that you do not attempt to unplug it. Consumers should call the Radio Systems hotline on 1800 890 783 (Australia), 0800 864 234 (New Zealand) or visit http://www.petplugrecall.com.au to receive important instructions and support to remove it safely, along with a replacement plug insert.

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Rehab Assist Pty Ltd — C-series carry bars for C300, C450, C625 ceiling lifts/hoists

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

A ceiling hoist used to help lift and move people who have limited mobility, for example from a bed to a chair. They involve a track attached to the ceiling from which a carry bar is suspended.

Models Affected: 360741, 360750, 360751, 360755, 360755 Rev B, 360756, 360757 (identifiable by a black plastic swivel/puck).

ARTG Number: 169639

What are the defects?

The carry bars are attached to the track using a plastic swivel which may break if damaged.

What are the hazards?

If the plastic swivel becomes damaged it may separate from the carry bar, resulting in a patient fall.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for uses a Rehab Assist C-Series ceiling hoist, be alert to this issue.
 
Rehab Assist is advising distributors to contact all end users and inspect the swivels to determine if there are any damaged swivels in use. Customers are advised to inspect the swivel for damage or contact their distributor to arrange for a technician to do an inspection. If there is no damage the lift can continue to be used as normal. The metal insert should be installed as soon as practicable. If the swivel appears damaged, do not use the lift until the metal insert has been inserted. Wherever the plastic swivel is damaged, users are also advised to purchase and replace the carry bar as soon as possible.
 
Contact Rehab Assist on 1300 364 534 or  (03) 9729 7978 for further information and instructions on obtaining and installing the metal insert and the type of damage to look for.
 
Installation of the metal insert will limit the range of the swivel to 30°. If you require a swivel range greater than 30°, advise Rehab Assist.

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Gallo Farms Pty Ltd — Gallo Marinated Fetta

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Marinated fetta image 2

Product description

Marinated fetta cheese in a plastic tamper-evident tub
250g
Batches 06.10.16 and 07.10.16
Best Before dates between 6 November 2016 and 30 November 2016

What are the defects?

Microbial (E. coli) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Return product to place of purchase for full refund.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

For further information contact Gallo Farms Pty Ltd on 07 4095 2388 or visit www.gallodairyland.com.au

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz "E" Class Passenger Car

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mercedes-Benz "E" Class Passenger Car

What are the defects?

The fuel pump module wiring harness may come in contact with the frame of the rear seat base. This may affect the operation of various fuel system components, in a worst case scenario the fuel pump may stop operating resulting in the engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

A stalled engine may result in a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to owners of affected vehicles and will be advised of what their next steps are in obtaining a repair.
 
For further information or queries, contact Mercedes-Benz Australia on 03 9566 9266.

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Bluebelle Australia — Footie Romper

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Bluebelle footie romper

Product description

Baby All In One Footie Romper

What are the defects?

Some products may not contain fire warning labels, so the product is not compliant with the mandatory standard for children’s nightwear and limited daywear, AS/NZS 1249:2003, as amended by the regulation.

What are the hazards?

If the label is not present, carers may not be aware of the possible fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the garment and return it for a full refund to

Bluebelle Australia
4 Fryers Street
Shepparton Victoria 3630

For further information, contact Bluebelle Australia by email at sales@bluebelle.com.au, visit www.bluebelle.com.au or phone 03 5863 0312 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

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Fashion Factory Outlet (Trade Secret) Pty Ltd — Various Best Beginnings infant clothing sets

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Best Beginnings infant clothing set

Product description

Various Best Beginnings infant clothing sets

Styles: 1000177648 (SC800465N), 1000177649 (SC800466N/68N), 1000177650 (SC800470N), 1000177651
(SC800472N), 100177652 (SC800473N) and 1000177653 (SC800474N)

What are the defects?

Some garments do not carry the required fire hazard information as required by the mandatory standard for children's nightwear and limited daywear, AS/NZS 1249:2003, as amended by the regulation.

What are the hazards?

The failure to include the fire hazard information may result in consumers being unaware of the fire danger rating for these garments.

What should consumers do?

Customers who have purchased any of the affected garments from a Trade Secret store should cease using them and return the garments to any Trade Secret store for a full refund.

For further information call 1300 768 913 or contact Trade Secret on info@tjxaustralia.com.au

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These news come from Product Safety Australia - Recalls.

Sony Australia Limited—VAIO Laptop Battery Packs (UPDATED)

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

SONY Laptop Battery Packs VGP-BPS26

Identifying features

SVE15137CGP SVE15138CGS SVE15138CGW or as a replacement during repair

What are the defects?

Some battery packs, manufactured by Panasonic for Sony, which are supplied with these products are in a batch that has the possibility to overheat due to a manufacturing issue.

What are the hazards?

If the battery overheats, this poses a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Check the battery Serial Number at the Sony Australia website (http://www.sony.com.au/support/announcement/610886) to determine if it is in the batch in question. If so, cease using the battery and only use the PC on AC power via its supplied adaptor. Contact Sony to arrange a replacement battery.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously checked your battery pack serial number in response to the initial announcement of March, you are still required to RE-CHECK if your battery pack is affected by this current issue.

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Kaiser Pharmaceutical — Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang (Tuhuo and Loranthus Combination), Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Ligusticum and Tea Formula) and Dang Gui Si Ni Tang (Tangkuei and Jujube Combination)

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Traditional Chinese medicines

What are the defects?

The products contain Asarum species, which have been documented to contain aristolochic acids. Asarum species containing aristolochic acid(s) for human therapeutic use are included in Schedule 10 of the Poisons Standard and are not permitted for use in therapeutic goods in Australia.

What are the hazards?

Aristolochic acids have been linked to kidney problems and urinary tract cancers.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should check the batch number on the bottom right-hand side label of the bottle. If it's from an affected batch, stop using the medicine immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with any questions or concerns can contact Kaiser Pharmaceutical's Australian distributor, Acuneeds, on 03 9562 8198.

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Sime Darby Motor Group — Peugeot 308 T9

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

P308 -T9
64 GTI vehicles affected

What are the defects?

The affected vehicles have tyre valves fitted that could be defective, resulting in a loss of tyre pressure.

What are the hazards?

A loss of tyre pressure may affect the handling of the vehicle, possibly causing an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should immediately contact an authorised Peugeot dealer to arrange an appointment to have the tyre valves replaced.

Consumers can call the Customer Service Department on 1300 304 077 for further information.

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Nissan Motor Co. (Australia) Pty Ltd — D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

What are the defects?

Certain passenger airbag inflators may allow moisture to enter the airbag inflator causing the propellant in the inflator units to deteriorate. Deterioration of the propellant may lead to abnormal deployment of the passenger airbag.

What are the hazards?

Abnormal passenger airbag deployment or metal fragment scatter may pose a hazard to the occupants of the vehicle.

What should consumers do?

Once parts availability is confirmed, owners of affected vehicles will be advised to contact their Nissan dealer to arrange for replacement of the front passenger airbag inflator. The replacement will be at no cost to owners.

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Isuzu UTE Australia Pty Ltd — 15.5MY Isuzu MU-X

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

15.5MY Isuzu MU-X
Built 21/04/2016 to 27/04/2016
Campaign Number: S201639
Target Number: 12

What are the defects?

The fuel tank band fixing bolts may not be tightened to the correct torque specification.

What are the hazards?

The fixing bolts may become loose during normal operation of the vehicle. The fuel tank may become detached and drop down which could result in the spillage of fuel.

What should consumers do?

Isuzu UTE Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Isuzu UTE Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair consisting of tightening of the fuel tank band fixing bolts to the correct torque setting.

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Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — Subaru Impreza MY2008-2009 and Forester MY2009 - Takata front passenger airbag

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Subaru Campaign number: SI0331
Subaru Impreza MY 2008-2009: 18, 619 vehicles
Subaru Forester MY 2009: 15, 944 vehicles

What are the defects?

The passenger’s front airbag inflator propellant wafers may have an increased potential for moisture intrusion over time. Moisture intrusion could potentially make the inflator assembly more susceptible to rupture during airbag deployment.

What are the hazards?

The ruptured inflator may create metallic fragments during deployment that could contact an occupant, increasing the risk of injury.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by mail as soon as parts are available. The letters will instruct owners to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru dealership for replacement of the front passenger airbag at no cost.

If owners have any concerns they can call Subaru on 1300 550 994.

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Bakery Lievito — Artisan Handcrafted White Bagels & Artisan Handcrafted Turkish Rolls

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Bagels and Turkish rolls image

Product description

Bagels - each package contains 4 bagels at 80g each

Turkish rolls - each package contains 4 Turkish rolls at 130g each

What are the defects?

Presence of an undeclared allergen (sesame).

What are the hazards?

Consumers who have a sesame allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have a sesame allergy or intolerance should not eat these products. Consumers should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
For further information, consumers can call 0439 503 545 or go to www.bakerylievito.com.

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Bar Crusher Boats — Hi Tech Plastics Manual Slider for Fixed Pedestal

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

A black plastic and anodized aluminium pivot/slide mechanism that attaches a bolster style boat seat to the supporting seat pedestal.

What are the defects?

Under heavy loads or extreme forces the black plastic section of the mechanism may crack.

What are the hazards?

If the pivot/slide mechanism cracks, the mechanism could fail, resulting in the seat detaching from the seat pedestal, potentially causing a serious injury to the user.

What should consumers do?

Bar Crusher Boats will contact affected owners and ask them to email info@barcrusher.com.au with "Safety Recall" in the subject line. The email should include the owner's name, address, boat model type, purchase date and HIN number.

A replacement pivot/slide mechanism will be sent directly to the owner.

Owners can also call 03 9792 2999 between 11am and 4pm Monday to Friday for further advice.

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EziBuy — Poppy Lamp

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Poppy Lamp image

Product description

Desk or Bedside Lamp
Model LS AT391
Style Number 151018

What are the defects?

The lamp may have loose connections at the cord line switch.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of electric shock or fire when the lamp is used.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the lamp immediately and disconnect it from the power supply. Consumers will be contacted directly by mail, email or phone and asked to return the lamp using bubble wrap and free post envelopes provided by EziBuy.
 
Consumers will be given a full refund, plus a $20 EziBuy voucher.
 
For further information consumers can call EziBuy on 1800 148 148.
 

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota Hiace

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Toyota Hiace
KDH201, KDH221, KDH223
TRH201, TRH221, TRH223

What are the defects?

On the involved vehicles the related gear position (P_R_N_D) may not match the expected vehicle behavior, i.e. unable to shift out of Park or shift out of a forward or reverse drive position (D_R).

What are the hazards?

Unable to shift out of Park or shift out of a forward or reverse drive position (D_R) may increase the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Involved Hiace owners will be contacted by mail at their last known address, inviting them to make an appointment with their preferred Toyota Dealer to have the recall carried out free of charge.

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Trek Bicycle Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd — 2014 Farley and Farley Frameset & 2015 Farley 6 and Farley 6 Frameset

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Trek bicycle

Product description

2014 Farley and 2014 Farley frameset & 2015 Farley 6 and 2015 Farley 6 frameset.

What are the defects?

The bicycle fork may have been assembled incorrectly and the fork may separate from the steer tube.

What are the hazards?

If the fork separates from the steer tube this can pose a fall hazard to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the affected bicycles immediately.

Affected consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Bicycles should be returned to your local Trek retailer for inspection and free replacement of affected fork.

Consumers will also receive a coupon worth $120 to spend at Trek retailers on Trek or Bontrager products.

To find your local Trek retailer please call 02 6173 2400 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm EST) or go to http://www.trekbikes.com.

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Volvo Car Australia — Volvo S60 and V60

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Volvo S60 and V60 vehicles MY 2011 to MY 2015, fitted with a 1.6 litre petrol engine.

What are the defects?

A small leakage of coolant fluid may occur during engine warm-up under certain driving and climate conditions, such as high acceleration or engine load immediately after cold start, especially in cold climates. A warning message will appear in the display.

What are the hazards?

In the worst-case scenario, this may result in an oil seepage, causing a smell or smoke. If the oil seepage reaches a hot surface this could result in a slow developing fire within the engine compartment.

What should consumers do?

Owners affected by this recall will be contacted by mail. They can also contact a Volvo dealer directly.
 
Consumers can also contact Volvo Australia on (02) 9020 1600.

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PS Importers Pty Ltd — Selected Triumph Motorcycles Models

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Triumph Street Twin, Bonneville T100, Bonneville T100 Black, Bonneville T120 Black, Thruxton 1200 and Thruxton 1200R models.

What are the defects?

The fuel tank sub-harness is used to supply electrical current from the motorcycle main wiring harness to the fuel pump located inside the fuel tank. This sub-harness passes through the fuel pump mounting plate.
 
The compound used to seal two components has permitted fuel to pass between them, allowing fuel to travel along the wiring towards the main harness connector.

What are the hazards?

If fuel travels along the wiring from the fuel tank sub-harness to the main harness connector and there is an electrical short, it may cause a fire.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to all known owners, instructing them to contact their nearest Triumph motorcycles dealer to arrange for the inspection and repair of their motorcycle.

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Bentley Motors Ltd — Bentley Bentayga

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Sports Utility Vehicle

What are the defects?

Missing data records for bolted joints relating to the seat system and the instrument panel have been identified. In some instances this could indicate the bolted joint has not been correctly tightened.

What are the hazards?

Where it is found that the bolted joints are not correctly tightened, there is a possibility that they could loosen over time. If this happens and the vehicle is in an accident, it may result in increased injury to vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their nearest authorised dealer where the specific joints identified on each affected vehicles will be checked and if loose, tightened to the correct torque.

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Suzuki Australia — APK Vitara Diesel

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki APK Vitara Diesel

What are the defects?

The Ambient Temperature Sensor Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may not illuminate due to an incorrect software programme.

What are the hazards?

This may cause reduction in engine power and the vehicle to fall outside of emissions regulations.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. The vehicle should be taken to an authorised Suzuki dealer for inspection and reprogramming.

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PR Kitchen and Washroom Systems P/L — Franke Waste Disposal Unit

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Franke waste disposal unit label showing model number and production date

Product description

Waste disposal unit model numbers TP-50, TP-75 and TP-125 with manufacturing dates MAR 15 to SEP15 inclusive (as shown in the attached label photograph)

What are the defects?

A manufacturing defect in the cutting blades may cause the cutting blades to break while being used.

What are the hazards?

A broken cutting blade could exit out the top of the unit and may pose a laceration hazard.

What should consumers do?

PRK&WS have contacted consumers where their details were available. Consumers who did not receive an email or a text message, should contact PRK&WS by phone on 03 9700 9100 or via email at service@prks.com.au to organise a service call for a replacement product to be installed and cease usage of the product.

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Innovations Direct Pty Ltd — Instant Hot Water Kettle

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photo

What are the defects?

Under a fault condition the kettle may start by itself and cycle through the water heating process.

What are the hazards?

If the fault condition occurs, the kettle may overheat and catch fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and disconnect it from the power supply. Consumers will be contacted by email and requested to return the kettle via Freepost to the address provided.
 
For any further enquiries consumers should contact the Innovations Direct Call Centre on 1300 303 303.

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ELFA Sprouts — Elfa Bean Sprouts

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Bean sprout packaging

Product description

250g package of mung bean sprouts
FSANZ recall 2016/68

What are the defects?

Incorrect use by date on the package label.

What are the hazards?

The product may cause illness if consumed after 27/11/16 (the correct use by date).

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
For further information contact ELFA Sprouts on 07 4056 2278.

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Kia Motors Australia — 2016 KIA Optima 2.4 GDI

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2016 Kia Optima 2.4 GDI

What are the defects?

Due to a malfunction during manufacturing in the heat treatment tempering process, excessive residual stress may cause a crack and separation of the right front axle driveshaft.

What are the hazards?

The right front axle driveshaft may develop a crack in the area of the stub at the wheel end of the shaft. When moving from a stopped position, the crack can lead to a separation of the shaft, causing a loud noise. The vehicle would then lose motive power and in some cases, this may lead to an accident.

What should consumers do?

Kia Motors Australia will contact all affected owners by mail, requesting that they immediately contact their preferred Kia dealer to have the front right hand axle driveshaft replaced free of charge.

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Educational Colours Pty Ltd — GIOTTO BE-BE: Finger Paint Set

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph

Product description

Finger Paint set
Contents: 3 x 100mL pots of red, blue and yellow paint, 3 matching sponges and apron.

What are the defects?

The product is labelled 2+ however, one of the sponges, shaped like a whale, tears easily and does not meet the AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 standard for small parts for children under 36 months.

What are the hazards?

The sponge may tear into smaller pieces and may pose a choking hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers can return products to stores for a full refund or dispose of all the sponges and continue to use the paint.

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Ballyhigh Pty Ltd — Paunch (Lamb Stomach)

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photo 1

Product description

Paunch Lamb Stomach

What are the defects?

Potential microbial contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food contaminated with microbial pathogens may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 
Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

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INFINITY branded TPS & Orange Round Electrical Cables (Second Tranche)

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

All 'INFINITY' branded Infinity TPS (flat and flexible) and Orange Round low voltage electrical cables of all sizes, configurations and models that are polymeric insulated and PVC sheathed/insulated

Note: This is the second tranche of recalls announced by suppliers of Infinity cables. The first tranche of recalls can be viewed here: https://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1061753

Identifying features

All sizes and configurations of TPS and Orange Round mains power cables sourced from Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd and supplied under the 'INFINITY' brand name.

What are the defects?

The cables fail the required ageing tests of AS/NZS 5000.2:2006. The insulation could become prematurely brittle with age.

What are the hazards?

If the insulation becomes brittle and the cables are disturbed, the insulation could break and expose live conductors, resulting in possible electric shock or fires.

What should consumers do?

If you suspect any of these cables were installed in your premises, contact the responsible builder, electrical contractor or appliance installer to confirm whether Infinity cable was used. They will liaise with you, and the cable supplier from whom they sourced the cable, about obtaining remedy under this safety recall. The cable supplier will then arrange for inspection of your wiring and remediation of any installed Infinity cable that they supplied, free of charge to the consumer, under the safety recall.

If you want your wiring inspected, the cable supplier should be given the first opportunity to arrange this. If you are uncertain who the cable supplier is, you can arrange for a licensed electrical contractor to inspect your wiring. Inspection costs are not recoverable from cable suppliers if Infinity cable was not installed or if the cable supplier cannot be determined.

If you have any unused or removed Infinity cable then return this to the cable supplier for a full refund or replacement.

This safety recall is to remedy all installed Infinity cable supplied by the listed cable suppliers as follows:

1. The removal and replacement of all Infinity cable installed in proximity to heat sources including but not limited to recessed lighting, heaters, ovens, stoves, hot water systems, spas, in-floor heating, airconditioners, gas appliances, flues and chimneys, wood heaters and oil heaters.

2. The removal and replacement of all cable installed in areas that are accessible to building owners, tradespeople or the public, unless the cable is laid in an appropriate cable conduit or other suitable mechanical protection. "Accessible areas" explicitly include all accessible roof spaces and accessible spaces under floors. An "appropriate cable conduit or other suitable mechanical protection" is electrically non-conductive, flame retardant (or self-extinguishing) and with appropriate ingress protection (IP) rating that prevents access to the cable inside.

3. Any Infinity cable left installed in appropriate cable conduit or in inaccessible wall, floor or ceiling spaces or embedded into a masonry wall surface must have an appropriate electrical safety switch (residual current device) installed and tested on that cable, if such a device is not already installed and tested.

4. Any premises with Infinity cable left installed must have an appropriate warning sticker affixed to the relevant electrical metering/switch box alerting building owners and tradespeople to the presence of inaccessible Infinity sourced cable.

The safety recall addresses the safety of the installed cable. Consumers with concerns about the quality of Infinity cable that remains installed may have rights under State and Territory electrical safety and/or building legislation, and under the consumer guarantees of the Australian Consumer Law. For further information, see productsafety.gov.au for details relevant to each State and Territory.

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Metalcore Distribution Pty Ltd — 2016 KOS Complete Scooter S3 Heist

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photo 1

Product description

Freestyle Scooter Non Motorised

What are the defects?

The front of the deck is open and may have sharp edges.

What are the hazards?

This may cause an injury to the person riding the scooter.

What should consumers do?

Affected consumers will receive a front plate in the post. Consumers can call (07) 3209 6408 for further information.

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota HIACE Crew Van (KDH201)

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

HIACE (KDH201) LWB Diesel Crew Van

What are the defects?

Affected vehicles are equipped with a single latch system on the side sliding doors which does not meet the requirements of the relevant Australian Design Rule (ADR).

What are the hazards?

The sliding door on some vehicles may not comply with the relevant Australian Design Rule.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by mail at their last known address, inviting them to make an appointment with their preferred Toyota Dealer to have the recall carried out free of charge.

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IKEA Pty Limited — Riso, Bussan and Jordbro beanbags

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

IKEA Riso beanbag

Product description

Bean bags
Riso - models 80231450, 60231451
Bussan - models 70312913, 70312908
Jordbro - models 80317854, 50317855, 30317858, 10317857
Affected bean bags were supplied after 1 July 2016 only.

What are the defects?

Product labelling is non-compliant with the mandatory standard Consumer Goods (Bean Bags) Safety Standard 2014.

What are the hazards?

The missing labels warn consumers that children can suffocate if bean bag filling is swallowed or inhaled, not to let children climb inside the bean bag and that a bean bag is not a safe sleeping surface for an infant under 12 months of age.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who purchased products after 1 July 2016 should stop using the beanbag and return it to any IKEA store or pick up point with proof of purchase, to obtain a full refund.

For more information, consumers can visit the following websites or phone their local IKEA store during business hours:

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Vegan Perfection — Bonvita Rice Milk White Bar

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Rice Milk White Bar

Product description

White chocolate block
100g
Best Before 1 April 2017

What are the defects?

The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).

What are the hazards?

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

What should consumers do?

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

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Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ Pty Limited — Battery Packs used in certain Toshiba Laptops

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Toshiba laptop

Product description

This recall is an extension of a previous recall.
January 2016 recall: Affected batteries were supplied from June 2011 to September 2015 as a replacement battery for, or with, various models of Portégé, Satellite, Satellite Pro and Tecra laptops.
Extended recall: Affects batteries supplied from July 2013 to November 2016 as a replacement battery for, or with, Satellite models – additional batteries are affected.

What are the defects?

The affected batteries may overheat because of a short circuit.

What are the hazards?

If batteries overheat, they can be a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

This recall is an extension of a previous Toshiba laptop battery recall in January 2016.

Owners of Toshiba laptops should to go to the Toshiba website www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/announcements to download and run a software utility that will check if their battery is affected. If their laptop battery is affected, the consumer should register with Toshiba to receive a replacement battery pack. 
 
Consumers can continue to use their computer in the meantime by removing the affected battery and using it on AC power only.
 
Users who previously checked and determined that their battery pack was not affected by the January 2016 recall should re-check their battery packs using the software available from the Toshiba website.

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FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2016 - 2017 JK Jeep Wrangler

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

2016 - 2017 JK Jeep Wrangler

What are the defects?

The front impact sensor wire(s) on these specified models may become detached during a crash event before the "impact signal" is recorded by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). Vehicles may experience no airbag and or pretensioner deployment in certain crash events where airbag or pretensioner deployment is expected.

What are the hazards?

Failure to deploy the airbags or pretensioners when required during a crash event could increase the risk of injury or death to front seat occupants.

What should consumers do?

FCA Australia will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership where the vehicle will be repaired free of charge.

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KTM Australia — All 2013 to 2016 KTM 1190 Adventure, 1190 Adventure R and 1290 Super Adventure Motorcycles

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

KTM Models - (All Model Year 2013 , 2014 , 2015 and 2016 )
1190 Adventure
1190 Adventure R
1290 Super Adventure

What are the defects?

In isolated cases contact may occur between the wiring harness and the ABS modulator due to deviations in the assembly process. This will only happen if the wiring harness is frayed and in contact with the ABS modulator, and the brake line is electrically conductive. This may cause a conductive brake line to overheat and ultimately melt, which can result in failure of a brake system circuit.

What are the hazards?

If the brake system circuit fails it could result in brake failure, potentially causing a serious injury to the rider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should contact an authorised KTM dealer to arrange an appointment for an inspection of their motorcycle.

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Running Trainer Pty Ltd — Bionic Runner

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of 2 pedals

Product description

Cross trainer Gen 2BR model (non-folding, pedals with silver studs)

What are the defects?

Some pedals may have had a washer that was too small installed and as a result the pedal may slip off the pedal axle.

What are the hazards?

If the pedal slips off the pedal axle it could cause the rider to fall and potentially injure themselves.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be posted replacement pedals and should remove the old pedals and replace them with the new ones.
 
If consumers have any concerns or queries, please email the Customer Care Line on support@run4.com

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Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Water Vehicle model SJ700B

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Water vehicle

Product description

Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd Water Vehicle model SJ700B 2016 - 2017
Recall reference: WV-1602

What are the defects?

The handlebar grips may not be securely attached and may slip off the handlebar while in operation.

What are the hazards?

If the handlebar grips slip off the operator may lose control of the vehicle, which could cause an accident or serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their local Yamaha dealer to make an appointment to have their Water Vehicle repaired at no cost.

Consumers can find their local Yamaha dealer by visiting http://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/ or by calling 1300 593 600.

If you no longer own a Water Vehicle affected by this recall, please advise Yamaha Motor Australia on 1300 593 600.

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Kambrook — Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Kambrook

Product description

Kambrook Essentials Microwave Oven 30L (model KMO400)

What are the defects?

Potential component failure.

What are the hazards?

The defect may result in a fire, potentially causing injury to consumers or damage to surrounding area.

What should consumers do?

Immediately stop using the appliance and unplug it from the socket outlet. Consumers are to return the unit to any the place of purchase for a replacement or refund where a replacement is not available.
 
The fault is only batch related.
 
Consumers should contact Kambrook on 1800 500 188 (8.30am –5.00pm AEST, Monday to Friday), email recall@kambrook.com.au or visit www.kambrook.com.au/recall to register for further information.

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Suzuki Auto Co. — Vitara Diesel

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki Vitara Diesel model number APK416D

What are the defects?

The Ambient Temperature Sensor Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may not illuminate due to an incorrect software programme.

What are the hazards?

This may cause reduction in engine power and the vehicle to fall outside of emissions regulations.

What should consumers do?

Customers will be contacted by direct mail. The vehicle should be taken to an authorised Suzuki dealer for inspection and reprogramming.

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Great Harbour Trading — Plasma Lamp

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Plasma Lamp

Product description

Table lamp - black base with a clear glass globe.

What are the defects?

The lamp fails to meet the assembly and labelling requirements of the electrical safety standard.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk of electric shock when the lamp is in use.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the plasma lamp immediately and return it to Great Harbour Trading at 6 Bruny Place Shelley WA 6148, for a full refund.

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Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) — N Series Isuzu Tow Bar Package

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

tow bar

Product description

N Series Truck tow bar
Part numbers 92956222, 92956107, 92956225, 92956113

What are the defects?

Incorrect bolts may have been used to install the Isuzu Tow Bar Package.

What are the hazards?

If the incorrect bolts were used, the tow bar could break free from the chassis of the truck, causing serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Isuzu truck dealership to arrange an inspection and replacement of the tow bar bolts.

Consumers can call 1800 035 640 (Mon-Fri 8.30-17.00 AEST), email customercare@isuzu.net.au or go to www.isuzu.com.au to get details of their nearest dealership.

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Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — Subaru Liberty GT (MY 2007-2009), Subaru Impreza WRX/STI (MY 2009-2014) and Subaru Forester XT (MY 2009-2012)

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Certain turbo-charged Subaru vehicles
Subaru Campaign Number SI0329
Vehicles affected = 22 726

What are the defects?

Certain affected vehicles may contain a potentially faulty secondary air pump relay.

What are the hazards?

If the relay is faulty, the secondary air pump is powered continuously and may overheat, posing a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by mail as soon as parts become available (end of October 2016) to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru Retailer for replacement of the relay at no cost.
 
Further information can be obtained from the Subaru Customer Relations Team by telephoning 1300 550 994.

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Fashion Factory Outlets (Trade Secret) Pty Limited — US Electrical Plug sold with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of Trade Secret shaver US plug

Product description

US electrical plug sold with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver.
Serial number CB-GSB301 (for plug and shaver)

What are the defects?

The plug is for use in the United States of America only and does not comply with relevant Australian Electrical Safety Standards.

What are the hazards?

The shaver should not be used with Australian power outlets.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not try and plug in the shaver and should stop using the plug immediately and return it (along with the Coby Max Series Battery Operated Travel 3 Head Rotary Shaver) to the nearest Trade Secret store, for a full refund or exchange.


Further information is available from Trade Secret by phoning 1300 768 913 or emailing info@tjxaustralia.com.au

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GD Mitchell Enterprises Pty Ltd — Lite n' Easy Traditional Favourites Chargrilled Steak (two varieties)

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Lite n' Easy Steak with mushroom sauce

Product description

Pre-prepared frozen meals in a paperboard microwaveable tray with sealed paperboard lid.
Steak in a sauce with vegetables.
Chargrilled Steak & Pepper Sauce (188)
Chargrilled Steak & Mushroom Sauce (189)
448g and 430g
Best Before dates up to 18 October 2017

What are the defects?

Presence of foreign matter (metal).

What are the hazards?

Food products containing metal may cause injury if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product.

Dispose of the product in the general waste and contact Lite n' Easy for a full refund. Before disposing of the product, Lite n' Easy request that consumers email of the lid showing the Best Before date to the email for your state below, along with your full name, phone number and delivery address so a $15 credit can be applied to your Lite n' Easy account:

Victoria: vic@liteneasy.com.au
South Australia: sa@liteneasy.com.au
Queensland: qld@liteneasy.com.au
Western Australia: wa@liteneasy.com.au
New South Wales: nsw@liteneasy.com.au

Further information is available by phoning Lite n' Easy on 131 512.

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Swarovski International Distribution AG — Octa Crystal Pendant Light Fixtures

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of single pendant crystal light fixture

Product description

Single Swarovski Octa Crystal Pendant light fixtures model numbers
A9950NR700122 - single pendant, black
A9950NR700123- single pendant, white
These light fixtures were produced in Austria, the United States and Slovenia.

What are the defects?

The crystal in the light fixture can detach if damaged during shipment.

What are the hazards?

If the crystal in the light fixture detaches and falls, it poses an impact hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should prevent people from walking underneath the light fixtures and contact Swarovski at lighting.ap@swarovski.com to schedule a free inspection and repair if required.

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Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Ltd — AEG 58V Chainsaw

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of AEG 58V chainsaw

Product description

AEG 58V chainsaw model # ACS58B, battery operated.

What are the defects?

Potential failure of certain components in limited batches of chainsaws.

What are the hazards?

If the chainsaw becomes jammed and the operator attempts to release it by cycling the ignition trigger, the chainsaw may fail, smoke or catch fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the chainsaw immediately and can either:

1.  return the product for a full refund from their place of purchase, or
2.  contact TTI Customer Service on 1300 859 017 or by email at  customerservice@ttibrands.com.au to register for a replacement chainsaw with a free AEG 58V 4.0 battery, once available.

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Suzuki Australia — GW250 motorcycle

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Suzuki GW250 motorcycle

What are the defects?

The waterproof coupler between the brake switch harness and main harness isn’t sufficient and allows water ingress into the main harness. This may cause corrosion inside the brake switch and continued use may cause the brake switch to short circuit.

What are the hazards?

This could potentially make the headlamp, brake lamp and tail lamp inoperative, which may pose as a hazard to other road users and possibly cause an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their nearest Suzuki Dealership to have their vehicle inspected and replace with countermeasure parts as required.

For any concerns or queries please contact Suzuki Customer Care line on 1800 777 088.

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Point-Blank Automotive — Anti-Slip Car Service or Display Ramps & Low Rise Lowered Race Car Ramps

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

bigramp1

Product description

Portable car ramps used for raising the front of a vehicle off the ground, to assist with vehicle maintenance or access.

What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the labelling requirements of mandatory standard AS/NZS 2640:1994 Portable ramps for vehicles.

What are the hazards?

Portable ramps that do not comply with the mandatory standard pose a crushing hazard. This may result in serious injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Point-Blank Automotive will contact all affected consumers directly via email to make arrangement for consumers to be supplied the instructions for use, and a permanent adhesive backed warning badge to be affixed to each ramp. Consumers can also email recalls@point-blank.com.au to obtain the relevant materials.

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BSH Home Appliances Pty Ltd — Bosch Freestanding Gas/Electric Cooker 60cm

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

photograph of Boasch electric oven + gas cooktop

Product description

Bosch branded freestanding dual gas/electric cookers with electric oven and gas cooktop, model HSV745055A/02
Manufactured in Germany between January 2009 and October 2011
30.5 MK/h (natural gas)
220 - 240 V ac, 50 Hz, 3.5 kW
This recall extends an earlier recall PRA2016/15652 of related cooker models HGV74W255A and HGV74W355A
Affected batch numbers are 8901 - 9110

What are the defects?

Under certain circumstances, the adaptor between the gas supply and the appliance may crack causing a potential gas leak.

What are the hazards?

Leaking gas may cause an explosion.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should check their cookers to see if they have an affected model, by looking at the model number  and batch number and comparing these to the information on www.gascookingsafety.com. These model number and batch number are printed on the appliance rating plate, which is located on the right hand side of the oven door or cavity when the door is open or in the accessory drawer when the drawer is open. The model number is the 'E-Nr' on the plate and the batch number is 'FD' (see photograph above).

Consumers should cease using any affected model immediately, shut off the gas supply to the appliance and contact BSH Home Appliances to arrange the repair of their cooker on 1300 955 742 or via www.gascookingsafety.com.  BSH will organise an authorised and trained repair agent to visit the consumer's home and replace the relevant component.

Further information is available from www.gascookingsafety.com or by phoning BSH toll-free 1300 955 742 Mon-Fri 24 hours/day.

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IVECO Trucks Pty Ltd — IVECO Daily

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photo

Product description

Van and cab chassis

What are the defects?

It is possible that the eyelet of the secondary cable of the parking brake may break.

What are the hazards?

If the cable of the parking brake fails, it will not operate as intended and may cause the vehicle to roll away potentially causing an accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicle should contact their nearest dealership who will then conduct a visual inspection of the cables, and if required replace the cables.
 
Prior to getting their vehicle repaired, Iveco Trucks urges owners of potentially affected vehicles to ensure the handbrake is applied and automatic vehicles are in the park position and manual vehicles have first gear engaged before exiting the vehicle.

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Radio Systems Australia (RSA) — Detachable AC Plug Adaptor Insert Provided with PetSafe and SportDog Brand Products

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Adaptor with insert

Product description

The recall covers the plug insert included with power supplies in PetSafe® brand and SportDOG® brand products, manufactured from January 2009 to January 2016 by Radio Systems Australia Pty Ltd. The plug insert is the circular part (see photo) with the two prongs that attaches to the adaptor box to enable it to plug into power points. These power supplies have been sold online and in pet stores across Australia and New Zealand with the products listed in the attached Recall Notice.

What are the defects?

Some of the plug inserts have a manufacturing fault that causes them to break apart while being unplugged from a power socket.

What are the hazards?

The enclosure of the detachable plug portion can break and potentially expose live parts which can cause a dangerous electric shock.

What should consumers do?

If you have one of the products manufactured between 2009 and 2016, it is critical that you do not attempt to unplug it. Consumers should call the Radio Systems hotline on 1800 890 783 (Australia), 0800 864 234 (New Zealand) or visit http://www.petplugrecall.com.au to receive important instructions and support to remove it safely, along with a replacement plug insert.

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Rehab Assist Pty Ltd — C-series carry bars for C300, C450, C625 ceiling lifts/hoists

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

A ceiling hoist used to help lift and move people who have limited mobility, for example from a bed to a chair. They involve a track attached to the ceiling from which a carry bar is suspended.

Models Affected: 360741, 360750, 360751, 360755, 360755 Rev B, 360756, 360757 (identifiable by a black plastic swivel/puck).

ARTG Number: 169639

What are the defects?

The carry bars are attached to the track using a plastic swivel which may break if damaged.

What are the hazards?

If the plastic swivel becomes damaged it may separate from the carry bar, resulting in a patient fall.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for uses a Rehab Assist C-Series ceiling hoist, be alert to this issue.
 
Rehab Assist is advising distributors to contact all end users and inspect the swivels to determine if there are any damaged swivels in use. Customers are advised to inspect the swivel for damage or contact their distributor to arrange for a technician to do an inspection. If there is no damage the lift can continue to be used as normal. The metal insert should be installed as soon as practicable. If the swivel appears damaged, do not use the lift until the metal insert has been inserted. Wherever the plastic swivel is damaged, users are also advised to purchase and replace the carry bar as soon as possible.
 
Contact Rehab Assist on 1300 364 534 or  (03) 9729 7978 for further information and instructions on obtaining and installing the metal insert and the type of damage to look for.
 
Installation of the metal insert will limit the range of the swivel to 30°. If you require a swivel range greater than 30°, advise Rehab Assist.

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Gallo Farms Pty Ltd — Gallo Marinated Fetta

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

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Product description

Marinated fetta cheese in a plastic tamper-evident tub
250g
Batches 06.10.16 and 07.10.16
Best Before dates between 6 November 2016 and 30 November 2016

What are the defects?

Microbial (E. coli) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not eat this product. Return product to place of purchase for full refund.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

For further information contact Gallo Farms Pty Ltd on 07 4095 2388 or visit www.gallodairyland.com.au

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Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz "E" Class Passenger Car

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Product description

Mercedes-Benz "E" Class Passenger Car

What are the defects?

The fuel pump module wiring harness may come in contact with the frame of the rear seat base. This may affect the operation of various fuel system components, in a worst case scenario the fuel pump may stop operating resulting in the engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

A stalled engine may result in a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to owners of affected vehicles and will be advised of what their next steps are in obtaining a repair.
 
For further information or queries, contact Mercedes-Benz Australia on 03 9566 9266.

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Bluebelle Australia — Footie Romper

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Photograph of Bluebelle footie romper

Product description

Baby All In One Footie Romper

What are the defects?

Some products may not contain fire warning labels, so the product is not compliant with the mandatory standard for children’s nightwear and limited daywear, AS/NZS 1249:2003, as amended by the regulation.

What are the hazards?

If the label is not present, carers may not be aware of the possible fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the garment and return it for a full refund to

Bluebelle Australia
4 Fryers Street
Shepparton Victoria 3630

For further information, contact Bluebelle Australia by email at sales@bluebelle.com.au, visit www.bluebelle.com.au or phone 03 5863 0312 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

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Fashion Factory Outlet (Trade Secret) Pty Ltd — Various Best Beginnings infant clothing sets

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1100

Best Beginnings infant clothing set

Product description

Various Best Beginnings infant clothing sets

Styles: 1000177648 (SC800465N), 1000177649 (SC800466N/68N), 1000177650 (SC800470N), 1000177651
(SC800472N), 100177652 (SC800473N) and 1000177653 (SC800474N)

What are the defects?

Some garments do not carry the required fire hazard information as required by the mandatory standard for children's nightwear and limited daywear, AS/NZS 1249:2003, as amended by the regulation.

What are the hazards?

The failure to include the fire hazard information may result in consumers being unaware of the fire danger rating for these garments.

What should consumers do?

Customers who have purchased any of the affected garments from a Trade Secret store should cease using them and return the garments to any Trade Secret store for a full refund.

For further information call 1300 768 913 or contact Trade Secret on info@tjxaustralia.com.au

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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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the products involved, and to lawyers — including Australian lawyers — because of the manner in which the .. liabilities resulting from the failure of software built ..


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Product Liability

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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 ..


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Ethics and Auditing


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J. Bosland and M. Richardson, 'Competing discourses of 'rights' and 'harms' in ..

 


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Thinking about conflict resolution â•Ÿbeyond the square boxâ•Ž


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Corporate Governance and M&A in Australia: An Overview for ..


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Risk and the Consumer in Australian Financial Services Reform


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Misrepresentation and the Liability of Universities


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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


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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 ..


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intrigue comparative lawyers. ... lawyers, the internal discipline of the courts, and the administration of the ... product liability claims against manufacturers.


Annual Report


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Mediation in Israel


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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


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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


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Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility


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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


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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 ..


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