The Product is a tyre inflation and deflation device for automotive, transport, construction and minesite workshops. The product is manufactured from alloy and with a backlit digital display protected by a rubber casing. Powered by two CR2032 batteries, the digital pressure display indicates a measuring range with a battery life of around 140 working hours.
Why the product is recalled
The product does not comply with the mandatory standards for products containing button/coin batteries.
The button/coin batteries are not adequately secured and are accessible by young children. The product does not include the required warning information.
What the hazards are to consumers
There is a risk of choking or serious injury if young children gain access to the button/coin batteries and swallow or place them inside their body. Once inside the body, severe or fatal injuries can happen in 2 hours or less. Consumers may be unaware that the product contains button batteries.
What consumers should do
1. Consumers should immediately stop using the Alemlube Tyre Gauge and ensure it is out of reach of children.
2. Return the product to the place of purchase for a refund. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 1300 159 311 if you are unable to return the product or have sold or gifted it to another person.
Traders who sold this product
Major suppliers were Repco, Supercheap Auto. A full list of distributors is available on Alemlube’ s website: www.alemlube.com.au