Symbion Pty Ltd—Hot Water Bottle 2L

PRA number

2012/13198

Published date

Product description

Natural rubber hot water bottles - red and blue
Identifying features
If the product packaging is unopened: barcode 9316100648563 If opened, the flower motif on the front of the bottle says "11" in the middle and there are dots in 3 of the petals of the flower. Other identifiers are the words "Warning: Hot Water bottles can cause burns. Avoid prolonged direct contact with the skin." on the inside of the top of the hot water bottle.

Other identifying numbers

If the product packaging is unopened: barcode 9316100648563
If opened, the flower motif on the front of the bottle says "11" in the middle and there are dots in 3 of the petals of the flower.
Other identifiers are the words "Warning: Hot Water bottles can cause burns. Avoid prolonged direct contact with the skin." on the inside of the top of the hot water bottle.

What are the defects?

The hot water bottles do not have the required safety warning permanently marked on them as per Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Hot Water Bottles) Regulation 2008.

What are the hazards?

Filling the hot water bottle with boiling water may result in it bursting during use, causing severe scalding.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not use this product. Please return it to the place of purchase to obtain a full refund.

Supplier

Symbion Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Various pharmacies

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement

Responsible regulator

South Australia Consumer & Business Services is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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