MRK Distributors Pty Ltd — Novelty Lighters

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Product description

Novelty cigarette lighters in the shape of a horse head or elephant head.

Horse barcode 8717928092193
Elephant barcode 8717928092179
Horse and elephant lighter

Reasons the product is recalled

The lighters are subject to Consumer Protection Notice No. 18 of 2011 Permanent ban on toy-like novelty cigarette lighters.

The hazards to consumers

Children may mistake these lighters for toys. If children play with the lighters they risk suffering serious burn injuries.

What consumers should do

Consumers who purchased the lighters should immediately stop using them and contact MRK Distributors Pty Ltd or return the lighters to the place of purchase to arrange an exchange or full refund of the purchase price.

For further information, consumers can contact MRK Distributors Pty Ltd on 0410 650 177 or email or go to

Traders who sold this product

TSG, Cignall, Free Choice tobacconists

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Responsible regulator

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

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