Glowstix Australia Pty Ltd — Finger Torch 4 Pack

Photograph of Finger Torch 4 Pack
Photograph of Finger 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?

Consumers should stop using the product and ensure it is kept out of reach of children. Owners of the affected products have been advised by their school to return the product to the school office for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Glowstix Australia on 1300 858 100 (Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm AEST) or via email at

Traders who sold this product

Sold by four schools

Where the product was sold
New South Wales
Western Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 13 November 2020 - 17 March 2021

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Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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