Trio Brothers Trading Pty Ltd—Toy-Like Novelty Lighters

Identifying features

The toy-like novelty lighters are all identified by barcode 9326227009901.

What are the defects?

The shape of these lighters makes them appealing to children under the age of 5 years. Toy-like novelty lighters are banned for sale under Consumer Protection Notice No.18 of 2011.

What are the hazards?

Children may mistake these lighters for toys and suffer serious burns as a result.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using these lighters and return them to the place of purchase to receive a full refund of the purchase price. Alternatively they may contact Trio Brothers Trading Pty Ltd by telephone on 07 3440 5000, or by email at

Trio Brothers Trading Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Various tobacconists and gift stores

Where the product was sold
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2011 - 16 October 2012

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category