Jarvis—Marine Stretch Cord

PRA number

2009/10542

Published date

Product description

Jarvis Marine Stretch Cord packaged in poly bag with a cardboard header card. 3 separate lengths: 45cm-code JM52272, 60cm-code JM52274 and 90cm-code JM52276. Elastic luggage straps available for purchase at some independent fishing tackle stores and Amart Allsports stores around Australia from October 2005 to December 2008.
Jarvis Marine Stretch Cords
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Other identifying numbers

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What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the Trade Practices Act standard for elastic luggage straps. The luggage straps must bear a warning that is permanently attached to the strap: "WARNING. Avoid eye injury. DO NOT overstretch. ALWAYS keep face and body out of recoil path. DO NOT use when strap has visible signs of wear or damage". The cords did not bear this warning label on the product. However there was a warning label affixed to the packaging.

What are the hazards?

Death or injury.

What should consumers do?

Return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Contact Jarvis Walker on (03)8787 6900 or via email at info@jarviswalker.com.au

Supplier

Jarvis Walker Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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