University Cooperative Bookshop Limited t/as AG Co-op (Australian Geographic) — Compass Lensatic

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Identifying features


What are the defects?

If damaged or dropped, the battery compartment may break open, exposing the button cell battery.

What are the hazards?

If young children gain access to the button battery and ingest it, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. Additionally, the button battery may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the compass and return it to their nearest Australian Geographic shop for a full refund.
Consumers can contact their local Australian Geographic on (02) 9095 5500 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm), email at or visit

Traders who sold this product

Australian Geographic stores and website

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 July 2012 - 20 November 2017

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