Kathmandu Ltd—Mosquito Net (Treated)
What are the defects?
The application of the chemical Deltamethrin exceeds the recommended concentration on the mesh fabric.
What are the hazards?
Some people who are sensitive to the chemical may experience dizziness, nausea, headache, fatigue, blurred vision, loss of appetite, sensations of burning and itching, muscle cramps, tightness in the chest or in the worst case unconsciousness. These symptoms are short term and reversible. Medical advice should be sought if any of these symptoms are experienced.
What should consumers do?
Customers should stop using the mosquito net immediately and arrange to return their item to stores or contact customer services to receive a full refund.
Customer Service: 1800 333 484 AU
Visit your nearest store for assistance if required. A comprehensive list of stores is available via the Kathmandu website www.kathmandu.com.au.
Sold in Kathmandu Stores including online sales
- 15 March 2013 - 22 April 2013
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority is the responsible regulator for this recall.