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
Wooden Baby Cot
Avoca Cot (White) & (Heritage) with recommended mattress size 1300 x 690 x 125mm
Made in China
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
- 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.