Woolworths Supermarkets—Homebrand Safety Matches (10 Boxes Per Pack)

Identifying features


What are the defects?

In some instances, the head of the match may break up or give off sparks upon ignition.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, the product may fail, resulting in a possible burn injury or property damage.

What should consumers do?

Customers are asked to immediately stop using the matches and return them to any Woolworths Supermarket for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Sold in Woolworths Supermarket stores nationally.

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2012 - 1 November 2012

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category