J M Australia Pty Ltd—United Culture Sunglasses

Identifying features

02166NBX is stamped inside the arm of the sunglasses

What are the defects?

The sunglasses are labelled as Category 2 sunglasses but were incorrectly installed with category 4 lenses. Also the transmitance difference between corresponding points in each lens is greater than permitted by the mandatory Australian safety standard for sunglasses & fashion spectacles.

What are the hazards?

The defects may affect the user's ability to judge the distance of objects, particularly moving objects. This has driving safety implications and may result in blurred vision and headaches.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the sunglasses to the place of purchase to receive a full refund.

J M Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Various pharmacies

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 11 June 2013 - 16 September 2013

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission