Elanora Australia—Non-piercing body jewellery
What are the defects?
Tongue studs without holes are banned under Consumer Protection Notice No. 18 of 2010. Jewellery that contains small high powered magnets designed to be worn in or around the mouth and nose, are banned as detailed in Consumer Protection Notice No 5 of 2012.
What are the hazards?
The jewellery poses an inhalation hazard. In addition, if a person swallows more than one small high powered magnet, the magnets can stick together across the walls of the person's intestine or other digestive tissue, which can lead to internal injuries and even death.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a refund.
Various fashion accessory retailers
- 5 December 2011 - 6 May 2015
Office of Fair Trading (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.