Hunter Leisure Pty Ltd — Minnie Mouse Light-Up Headband

Identifying features

There is no specific model number for this item, but the product is easily identified by the circular Minnie Mouse sticker in the center of the pink bow on the front of the product.

What are the defects?

The battery compartment is not secured with a screw or by sufficient means to prevent access by young children to the button batteries inside. The item also fails to comply with the mandatory standard for toys for children 0-36 months of age, AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 (as amended by the regulation), because the batteries are small parts and are accessible without the use of a tool or by making two independent movements of the battery compartment lid.

What are the hazards?

Button batteries can be swallowed by young children and potentially cause internal burn injuries, resulting in serious illness or possibly even death. The button batteries are also small parts and can present a choking hazard to children 0-36 months of age.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should remove the item from children immediately and contact Freecall 1800 099 178 to arrange for the faulty item to be returned to the supplier and to receive a refund or replacement item that has a secure battery compartment.

Traders who sold this product

Showbag Warehouse and Hunter Leisure Pty. Ltd.

Where the product was sold
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Dates available for sale
  • 21 March 2013 - 20 July 2013

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Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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