Cut Price Imports—Hot Water Bottles

PRA number

2009/11084

Published date

Product description

1) 2000ml Hot Water Bottle UK Approved
2) Lying High Pile Plush Hot Water Bottle
3) Bear with Jacket Hot Water Bottle
4) Neon High Pile 2000ml Hot Water Bottle
5) Soft Plush Cute Animal Hot Water Bottle
6) 2000ml Soft Fur Hot Water Bottle
7) Fleece Embroidered Hot Water Bottle
8) 2000ml Aussie Flag Hot Water Bottle
9) 2000ml Heavy Knit Hot Water Bottle
PER5045
PER5046
PER5048
PER5049
PER5050
PER5051
PER5052
PER5053
PER5054
Identifying features
1) PER5045 BARCODE 9328195041532 2) PER5046 BARCODE 9328195002625 3) PER5048 BARCODE 9328195002649 4) PER5049 BARCODE 9328195002656 5) PER5050 BARCODE 9328195033568 6) PER5051 BARCODE 9328195033575 7) PER5052 BARCODE 9328195033582 8) PER5053 BARCODE 9328195041549 9) PER5054 BARCODE 9328195041556

Other identifying numbers

1) PER5045 BARCODE 9328195041532
2) PER5046 BARCODE 9328195002625
3) PER5048 BARCODE 9328195002649
4) PER5049 BARCODE 9328195002656
5) PER5050 BARCODE 9328195033568
6) PER5051 BARCODE 9328195033575
7) PER5052 BARCODE 9328195033582
8) PER5053 BARCODE 9328195041549
9) PER5054 BARCODE 9328195041556

What are the defects?

The 2000ml hot water bottle has been identified as having insufficient seam strength, not being the required thickness and the filling aperture (opening) not being the required size.
The 700 ml hot water bottle with various animal shaped covers has been identified as not being the required thickness.

What are the hazards?

Possible scalding and serious burns

What should consumers do?

Return product to place of purchase for a full refund

Traders who sold this product

Numerous retail outlets

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

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