Frost Merchandising Pty Ltd—Collapsible pop-top plastic drink bottle

PRA number

2012/13409

Published date

Product description

Collapsible blue plastic drink bottles, consisting of a plastic bladder-like vessel to which a pop-top drinking lid is attached. The drink bottles bear a “Maroondah City Council” logo.
Identifying features
The product is not marked with identifying numbers.

Other identifying numbers

The product is not marked with identifying numbers.

What are the defects?

If sufficient force is applied, the pop-top may become detached from the drink bottle.

What are the hazards?

If the pop-top becomes detached from the drink bottle it may pose a choking hazard to children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the bottle, remove the pop-top from the bottle and dispose of both the pop-top and the drink bottle separately in the rubbish (the top may be recycled).

Traders who sold this product

The bottles which were marked “Maroondah City Council” were distributed, free of charge, at the Maroondah Festival, a community event held in Croydon, Victoria on 11 November 2012.

Where the product was sold

Victoria

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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