Australian Char Pty Ltd—Heat Beads® Barbecue Starter

Identifying features

Product Code: HB152ST
Purchased after 1 September 2009

What are the defects?

When used the handle can soften/melt.

What are the hazards?

Handling/carrying hot briquettes becomes hazardous.

What should consumers do?

Cease using the product immediately.
Contact Australia Char by phone (1800 333 283) or email (

Traders who sold this product

Barbecues Galore & via online store.

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2009 - 19 March 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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