Sunday, September 28, 2008

Product Recalls

Smartchoice Breast Soother

Date: 25/09/2008
Supplier Name: Glengeary Pty Ltd T/A HumanCare Pty LtdProduct Group: Therapeutic Goods
Product Info: ARTG number 131335
Defect Details: Product contains the toxic substance ethylene glycol (rather than the non-toxic ingredient propylene glycol).

Consumer action: If you have a Breast Soother do not use it. Please call the customer service line on 1300 554 509 to arrange the return of the product and a refund. Ingestion of ethylene glycol can be harmful. Initial symptoms may include drowsiness, nausea and vomiting.

World 4 Kids Magnetic Numbers and World 4 Kids Magnetic Letters

Date: 05/09/2008
Supplier Name: Kmart Australia LtdProduct Group
PSA ID: 13950
Product Info: APN 0075656014053. The products have been sold in Kmart stores in Australia since 2004.
Defect Details: The low strength magnets affixed to the back of the numbers and letters may detach and pose a potential ingestion hazard.

Consumer action: Customers should cease using the Magnetic Letters and Numbers immediately and return the products to any Kmart store for a full refund. Further information is available from telephone number 1800 124 125.

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