Twinpeaks Leisure Pty Ltd—ALDI Crane Pool Noodle

Identifying features

Item Code (PLU): 43814
Barcode (EAN): 26178448

What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the labeling requirements of Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2009 - Consumer Product Safety Standard: Flotation Toys and Aquatic Toys because it is not marked with the required warnings. The regulation requires aquatic toys, such as pool noodles, to be permanently marked with the following warning in a contrasting colour: WARNING - AQUATIC TOY- USE ONLY UNDER SUPERVISION.

What are the hazards?

If parents do not properly supervise children whilst they are using the product, there is an increased risk that drowning may occur.

What should consumers do?

Immediately cease use of the pool noodle and return it to any ALDI Store for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

ALDI Stores

Where the product was sold
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Dates available for sale
  • 16 November 2013 - 19 November 2013

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Office of Fair Trading (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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