Our safety at risk

Our safety at risk

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) has warned deaths and injury caused by unsafe consumer products costs at least $5 billion a year but amazingly there’s no law against the sale of such items. Speaking to the National Consumer Congress in Melbourne last week, the ACCC chair Rod Sims said there are around 780 deaths every year caused by consumer products Australians have in […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 13 March 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 13 March 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Daiso Industries (Australia) Pty Ltd — Various Candles, Lights, Calculator and Stopwatch Products containing Button Batteries Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz E Class Wagon MY2018 Bloom and Grow Australia Pty Ltd — Skip Hop Layette Range Toyota Motor Corporation — Lexus IS300h, LS500 & LS500h MY2018 Porsche AG — Porsche Boxster/Cayman 718 MY2016-2019 HP PPS Australia Pty Ltd — […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 6 March 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 6 March 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Maserati Australia — Ghibli & Quattroporte (Petrol) MY2014-2015 Automotive Brands Group Pty Ltd t/as Autopro and Autobarn — Extreme Garage Ratchet Jack Stand Range – 2000kg, 3000kg, 4000kg Kmart Australia Ltd — Anko Wooden Shape Sorting House Soul Fresh — LoBros Organic Lemon Lime and Bitters Kombucha 330mL Taurus Legend Pty Ltd — 5 Ton Hydraulic Bottle Jack Target Australia […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 26 February 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 26 February 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Targus Australia Pty Limited — APA95AU-50, 45W USB-C PD3.0 Laptop Wall Charger Aldi Stores (a Limited Partnership) — Organic Kombucha Raspberry Lemon 330mL and Lemon Lime & Bitters 330mL, 750mL Bio Living — Nature’s Path Envirokidz Gorilla Munch Cereal 284g BIG W — Christmas Wreath Candle Holder (extended recall) Target Australia Pty Ltd — Target Stick Blender TARHB40S 250W Janssen-Cilag […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 13 February 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 13 February 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Jaguar Land Rover — Range Rover and Range Rover Sport MY2018-2019 Discount Dollar — Pokemon and Paw Patrol Walking Toys Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — Polaris Ranger EV Utility Vehicle MY2015-2019 Giant Bicycles Co Pty Ltd — Giant & Liv Children’s Bicycles Volvo Car Australia — Volvo XC60 MY2018 & MY2019 Maleny Cheese — Maleny Herb and Garlic Feta […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 6 February 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 6 February 2019

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Noise Toys Imports Pty Ltd — Damage Control Engineering Power Adaptor supplied with Strymon Guitar Effects Pedals Platinum Import Garage — Imported Mitsubishi Vehicles – Delica & Lancer BlueSkyGreenEarth Herbs Pty Ltd — OA/RA Capsules Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda MX-5 (ND) Automatic MY2015-2019 Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 Series ES Edition MY2006-2017 […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 30 January 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 30 January 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz B and CLA Class Vehicles MY2018 Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 Vans MY2018 Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd — Mule Pro-MX Models KAF700BKF & KAF700BDKF MY 2019 Electrical Home-Aids Pty Ltd — Hoover Dual Power Plus Carpet Washer REDARC Electronics — Tow-Pro Elite V2 Electric Trailer Brake Controller St John Ambulance […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 23 January 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 23 January 2019

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Tamex Import Export — Raw Apricot Kernels 400g Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Yamaha Motorcycle YZF-R3A MY2015-2018 Telwater Pty Ltd — Savage 645C, Savage 655C and Savage 655C Hard Top Fibreglass Boats Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Yamaha YZF-R3A Motorcycle MY2015-2016 Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Yamaha MT-03LA (MTN320/A) Motorcycle MY2016 Target Australia Pty Ltd […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 16 January 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 16 January 2019

This week’s produce recalls includes: Citroen Automobiles Australia — Citroen C4 Aircross MY2013 MTD Products Australia Pty Ltd — Cub Cadet Pro Z 100 S Series Commercial Ride On Lawn Mowers Australian Sedy Pty Ltd — 33″ and 60″ high lift farm jack Tesla Motors — Tesla Model S MY2014-2016 Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd — Bronchi-cough Pill (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan) NF Importers […]

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Product Recall – Seeley Braemar Outdoor Air Conditioner Units

Product Recall – Seeley Braemar Outdoor Air Conditioner Units

As you know, I post each week the Product Recalls released by the ACCC and hope that it helps those who may have purchased a recall item to know and be able to return it before any problems. This one I felt needed its own post, as on Christmas Night 2018, the night of the fire in my own home, the emergency responders told me […]

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