Woolworths Ltd—Woolworths Homebrand Cotton Tips (200 Pack)

Identifying features

Reference #18413

What are the defects?

Woolworths is recalling this product due to a potential safety hazard, as the cotton can readily detach and become lodged deep within the ear and may require medical treatment to remove it. The product is being recalled as a precautionary measure to minimize this risk.

What are the hazards?

There is a potential for personal injury if the cotton becomes lodged deep within the ear.

What should consumers do?

Customers should immediately return the Homebrand Cotton Tips to any Woolworths store for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths Supermarkets

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 14 May 2013 - 16 August 2013

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