Mechatronics Auto Parts – Automotive Shells

PRA number

2023/19959

Published date

Product description

Empty fob shells, into which electronic circuitry and a battery can be placed, for use in opening car doors and boots remotely.

Please see attached list of affected model numbers.

Photograph of MAP Automotive Shells
Identifying features

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory safety standard for products containing button/coin batteries. The button/coin battery compartment is not adequately secured and can be accessible to young children.

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.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Consumers should contact Innovative Mechatronics Group or the retailer the product was purchased from for a full refund.

For more information, please contact 03 8792 6999 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm) or email sales@maparts.com.au

Traders who sold this product

Repco, Supercheap Auto, Bapcor, Veales, Wesfil, Autobarn, Auto 1

Where the product was sold

Nationally
Online

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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