Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd—Gemzar branded hot/cold packs

PRA number

2006/8681

Published date

Product description

The hot/cold pack has an outer textile layer which encases a plastic bladder that holds a gel-like filling inside the pack and is covered with calico material on the outside of the pack.

What are the defects?

A small number of the hot/cold packs burst when exposed to high microwave wattages for extended heating periods.

What are the hazards?

Injury

What should consumers do?

If you received one of these hot/cold packs during your stay in hospital between May 2005 and June 2006, please stop using it immediately; and dispose of it safely by throwing it in a bin. If you have any queries contact the Recalls Co-ordinator at Eli Lilly Australia Limited, 112 Wharf Road, West Ryde NSW 2114, Telephone 02 9325 4347. Website www.lilly.com.au

Supplier

Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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