Airbag Recall: Over Two Million Australian Vehicles on Recall List
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The worldwide recall of millions of Takata airbags has escalated with one of the faulty products injuring its first Australian victim. A 21-year-old Darwin woman was injured by shrapnel after her Takata airbag deployed. Following a low-speed crash the woman’s airbag went off – spraying her with metal. Her Toyota RAV4 SUV is on the airbag recall list. IMPORTANT NOTE: Takata...
Urgent Product Recall: Hylands Baby Teething Tablets and Nighttime Teething Tablets a “Serious Health Hazard”
Product Recall: Hylands
The Therapeutic Goods Administration via the ACCC has recalled Hylands Baby Teething Tablets and Nighttime Teething Tablets.  The popular homeopathic teething tablets, marketed for temporary relief of teething symptoms in children, have had all batches removed from shelves. The product is recalled due to inconsistencies in the amounts of belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products' labels. Belladonna represents a...
Kmart Wooden Toy Train Recall Amid Choking Risk
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There's been a Recall of the Kmart Wooden Toy Train after it was discovered it'd post a choking risk. It was discovered that the screws from the train roof may become loose and fall out when the product is dropped. The products do not comply with the mandatory safety standard for toys for children up to and including 36 months of...
Recall for King Island Dairy Products, Possible E. Coli Contamination
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King Island Dairy milk products are under recall after a possible E.Coli Contamination.  The recall specifically includes: King Island Fresh Milk Products Reduced Fat Milk in 1L and 2L plastic bottles and King Island Fresh Milk Products Cream in 300 mL and 600 mL plastic bottles. The recall information is issued via the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). All products being recalled...
Product Recall: Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits – Choking Hazard
Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits
Product Safety Australia via the ACCC has recalled Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits as they pose a choking risk to babies and children.  Distributed nationally via major supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths & some health food stores the product has been identified as crumbling and posing a potential choking hazard. Sold as suitable for infants 7 months and up, the recall applies to all...
Urgent Epi Pen Recall on Four Defective Batches
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Alphapharm have issued an Urgent Epi Pen Recall on 4 batches of the popular EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors. EpiPen is used in emergency situations to treat people who are having a severe allergic reaction (also known as anaphylaxis). The affected EpiPens may contain a defective part resulting in the auto-injector failing to activate or a need to apply more force than...
Oball Rattle Recalled Due to Choking Risk
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Oball Rattle Recalled: The popular Kids II toy is recalled in Australia due to the small beads being a potentially lethal choking hazard.  The ACCC has announced a recall of the popular Oball Rattle (as of 17 March 2017) following the same recall in America earlier this month.  The Oball Rattle was sold locally at retailers including ARL, Baby Brands, Big W,...
Product Recall: Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink
Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink
The ACCC has issued a recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink due to risk of potential injuries. Affected swings can be identified via a date code stamp on the product. The recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink is based on potential injury as a result of the plastic seat cracking or breaking, posing a fall hazard. Whilst...
Adairs Recall ‘Amore’ Moses Baby Basket Stand
Urgent Adairs recall issued on the 'Amore' Moses Baby Basket Stand due to inconsistent manufacturing quality could cause some stands to collapse. The ACCC has issued a recall based on their concern that if the stand is to collapse with a baby inside the basket there is risk of injury to the occupant. The basket that came with the stand is not subject...
Product Recall: Target Australia ‘Young Ones My First Torch Set’
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Product Safety Australia (ACCC) has issued an urgent recall on Target Australia's 'Young Ones My First Torch Set' due to potential risk of serious illness or death.  The product has been identified as defective because the screw holding the battery cover may fail, exposing the button batteries inside. If young children gain access to the button batteries and potentially ingest them, they...