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Starlight Children's Foundation - Promotional Keychain Torch - SA Power Networks & Starlight Express Room Recall

A recall notice for Promotional Keychain Torch - SA Power Networks & Starlight Express Room supplied by Starlight Children’s Foundation as the battery compartment is not adequately secured and the button batteries in the product are easily accessible.

Starlight Children’s Foundation - Promotional Keychain Torch - SA Power Networks & Starlight Express Room

PRA No.

2020/18111

Date published

12 Feb 2020

Product description

Promotional keychain torch - SA Power Networks & Starlight Express Room

The product is a small promotional torch that has a keyring base, which unscrews from the solid torch barrel. It contains four alkaline button batteries.

Photograph of Promotional Keychain Torch

What are the defects?

The battery compartment is not adequately secured and the button batteries in the product are easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

If young children gain access to the button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

If consumers have a torch, it should be destroyed immediately in a secure manner. If preferred, the torches may be returned to Starlight Children’s Foundation where arrangements will be made for it to be securely destroyed.

After disposal, consumers should notify Starlight Children’s Foundation so that the safe disposal of the products can be monitored.

For further information, contact the Starlight Children’s Foundation by phone on 1300 727 827 or via https://starlight.org.au/contact-us/form

Supplier

Starlight Children’s Foundation

Traders who sold this product

Free promotional product given by the Starlight Children’s Foundation to children and families who used the Starlight Express Room at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.

Where the product was sold

South Australia

Dates available for sale

  • 1 January 2011 - 31 December 2017

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement.pdf (193.2 KB)

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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