Target Australia Pty Ltd — SmarTrike

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21 ‘SmarTrike’ trike models sold between May 2007 – July 2018 at Target Australia stores including Target Country and at
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What are the defects?

These products have some of the features of a stroller, but are unsafe for use as a stroller as they do not have a parking brake, tether strap, or relevant warnings as required by the mandatory standard ‘Trade Practices Act 1974 Consumer Protection Notice No. 8 of 2007 – Consumer Product Safety Standard for Prams and Strollers.’

What are the hazards?

When used as a stroller to transport children, the product may cause injury to a child if the product rolls in an uncontrolled manner or if the child falls out of the product.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not use the product as a stroller to transport children. Consumers who purchased the product from Target believing that it was a stroller or could be used as a stroller can return the product to a Target or Target Country store where a team member will provide you with a full refund. A receipt may be required to obtain a refund.

If you require further information, please contact our Customer Support Centre on 1300 753 567 or visit

Consumers who purchased SmarTrike trikes from retailers other than Target should contact their supplier for advice.

Traders who sold this product

Target Australia stores including Target Country stores
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Responsible regulator

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

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