Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) - QFES Dynamo Torch

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Portable dynamo torch with pump action recharging.
Available in white or orange colours.

QFES has been distributing to the public free-of-charge between 2014 and 2023 as a community engagement tool, including as part of the Get Ready Queensland campaign.

Dynamo Torch in orange and white

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory standards for products containing button/coin batteries.
The battery compartment is not adequately secured, and the button batteries may be accessible.

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 batteries and swallow or insert them. Once ingested, severe or fatal injuries can happen in 2 hours or less.

Consumers may be unaware that the product contains button batteries.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and dispose of the torch and batteries safely. Store out of reach of children until the torch is disposed of.
Check if you have one of these torches at home, in the car, or stored in an emergency kit.

Options for safe disposal of the torch include:

  • B-cycle
  • Planet Ark
  • Battery World
  • Bunnings
  • Woolworths

For more information please contact QFES via email at QFES.CommunityEd@qfes.qld.gov.au

Traders who sold this product

QFES has been distributing to the public free-of-charge community events, expos, open days and door-to-door by QFES, Rural Fire Service and Sate Emergency Service staff and volunteers as a handy item for storage in an emergency kit.

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Responsible regulator

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

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