Vicinity Centres — Santa Themed Toy Watches

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Product description

The watches have a Santa themed digital watch face encased in a red sweat band. The watches contain a single button battery.
Santa Watch

Reasons the product is recalled

There is a risk that the small button battery inside the watch may be accessible to children.

The hazards to consumers

If young children gain access to the button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What consumers should do

Consumers should immediately cease using the product and return it to centre management at:

Dianella Plaza shopping centre (located at 366 Grand Promenade, Dianella WA 6059); or

Flinders Square shopping centre (30 Wiluna St, Yokine WA 6060); or

Safely dispose of the watch.


Vicinity Centres

Traders who sold this product

Approximately 50 products were distributed to children as a free gift from Santa at both Dianella Plaza and Flinders Square shopping centres in Perth on 10 December 2016.

Where the product was sold

Western Australia

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Responsible regulator

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

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