Costco Wholesale Australia — Novelty liquor bottles containing gin or vodka

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Product description

Alcohol novelty bottles containing gin or vodka, in three varieties:

  • Christmas Globe Gin Liqueur Spiced Orange & Cranberry 700 mL, light up snow globe glass bottle with edible gold flakes, sold between 04 September 2023 - 30th December 2023
  • Outerspace Vodka 700mL, light up green glass bottle in the form of a green alien head, sold between 23 September 2023 – 23 January 2024
  • Light-Up Gin Liqueur Baubles value pack (6 x 50 mL), light up bauble glass bottles, sold between 05 October 2022 - 19th December 2022
Green alien head vodka bottle
Package of six bauble-shaped bottles of gin with Christmas designs
Packaging and bottle in the shape of a Christmas themed globe, containing gin

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory information standard for products containing button/coin batteries.

The product does not include the required warning information.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of choking, severe internal burn injuries or death to young children if they gain access to the button/coin batteries and swallow or place them inside their body.

Severe or fatal injuries can happen in 2 hours or less.

Consumers may be unaware that the product contains button/coin batteries.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the bottle immediately and place it out of reach of children.

Costco has contacted members who have purchased the bottles to return the bottle to their nearest Costco for a full refund.

If you have not been contacted by Costco or if the bottle has been gifted, please contact Costco for more information on 02 9469 7999 or visit the website at

Traders who sold this product


Where the product was sold

New South Wales
Western Australia
Australian Capital Territory

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Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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