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Product Recall: Koala Securities – Avoca Wooden Baby Cot

Koala Securities Pty Ltd has recalled their  Avoca Wooden Baby Cot for safety reasons as it does not comply with the mandatory Australian standard, AS/NZS 2172:2003

PRA number: 2014/13942
Date published: 15th January 2014

Product description

Wooden Baby Cot

Identifying features

Carton Markings:
Avoca Cot (White) & (Heritage) with recommended mattress size 1300 x 690 x 125mm
Made in China
O/N M302

What are the defects?

The cot does not comply with the mandatory Australian standard, AS/NZS 2172:2003 Cots for household use—safety requirements. The cot is missing the required label, on the mattress base, to notify consumers of the recommended mattress size, use of the adjustable base and the supplier’s details.

What are the hazards?

A consumer may use the incorrect sized cot mattress and this may lead to a suffocation hazard. In addition, if a consumer is unaware of how to use the adjustable base this may pose a fall hazard to the child.

Dates available for sale

7th September 2013 – 10th December 2013

Where the product was sold

  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Traders who sold this product

Nursery hardware stores


Koala Securities Pty Ltd

What should consumers do?

Contact the place of purchase to organise for the warning label to affixed to the mattress base. Alternatively, consumers can contact Koala Securities to organise for a label and instruction sheet to be sent to them.

For further information please contact Koala Securities Pty Ltd on (03) 9580 8000.

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