City of Gold Coast — LED Torch
What are the defects?
If the torch is continuously bent or twisted, the small button batteries may dislodge.
What are the hazards?
If young children gain access to the button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should dispose of the torch in their recycling bin or return it to a City Customer Service Centre or Library.
For further information, consumers should contact City of Gold Coast on 1300 GOLDCOAST (1300 465 326).
City of Gold Coast - these torches were provided free of charge as part of the city's 'Get Ready' campaign.
- 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.