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  1. 14 September 2015

    WA: Warning after asbestos found in crayons

    Published:  14 Sep 2015 Consumer Protection and WorkSafe have issued a warning after traces of asbestos were found … Victoria found asbestos at trace levels in the following products: Dora the Explorer personalised 32 pack crayons Dora … “We have been advised that the fibres of the asbestos are fully bound in the crayon wax so they would not be released …
  2. 25 February 2014

    Safety warning notice on fire wallets containing asbestos

    a Safety Warning Notice about an asbestos risk associated with a product known as “fire wallets”. The wallets were sold by an eBay trader and at a stall at the Royal Melbourne Show.  Consumers were warned that these fire wallets may contain asbestos … online on the new National Asbestos Exposure Register . Product category Novelties safety warning notice on fire wallets …
  3. 23 November 2013

    'Fire wallets' safety warning issued due to possible asbestos risk

    Published:  23 Nov 2013 The Federal Government has issued a Safety Warning Notice to consumers about an asbestos risk … tested a small sample of fire wallets for asbestos, following a consumer complaint. Some wallets tested contained asbestos and investigations into the safety of these products are continuing. The Safety Warning Notice warns of possible asbestos exposure risks …
  4. 25 February 2014

    Consumer protection notice No. 1 of 2014 - Results of investigation (Fire wallets)

    Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2014 Notice of the results of an investigation into fire wallets containing asbestos I … including a misuse) of those goods will or may cause injury to any person, due to possible asbestos content in those goods … of asbestos. Tests on fire wallets supplied by the other three of the twelve suppliers indicated the presence of friable chrysotile …
  5. 22 November 2013

    All Media Collectables—Novelty Fire Wallet

    of chrysotile asbestos (white asbestos) in the fire pads of the wallet. The importation of asbestos or goods containing asbestos … are the hazards? There is a possible risk of consumers accessing the asbestos in these goods. Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can … of the recalled fire wallets found to contain asbestos. That risk assessment concluded that the health risk from the use, handling …
  6. 5 November 2015

    Novelties

    Warning after asbestos found in crayons 14 Sep 2015 WA: Warning after asbestos found in crayons SA: Showbag inspections making …
  7. 7 February 2014

    Brisbane Illusions / Illusions4australia—Novelty Fire Wallet

    of chrysotile asbestos (white asbestos) in the fire pads of the wallet. The importation of asbestos or goods containing asbestos … are the hazards? There is a possible risk of consumers accessing the asbestos in these goods. Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can … of the recalled fire wallets found to contain asbestos. That risk assessment concluded that the health risk from the use, handling …
  8. 27 November 2013

    Rapid Fire Magic—Novelty Fire Wallet

    of chrysotile asbestos (white asbestos) in the fire pads of the wallet. The importation of asbestos or goods containing asbestos … are the hazards? There is a possible risk of consumers accessing the asbestos in these goods. Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can … of the recalled fire wallets found to contain asbestos. That risk assessment concluded that the health risk from the use, handling …
  9. 25 February 2014

    Risk assessment into 'fire wallets' released

    Published:  25 Feb 2014 An investigation into the asbestos risk of ‘fire wallets’ sold by an eBay trader and at a stall … wallets’ contained asbestos. As part of the ACCC’s investigation it found most ‘fire wallet’ products didn’t contain asbestos, however chrysotile asbestos was detected in products from three suppliers. Those three suppliers have recalled the affected …
  10. 23 November 2013

    Consumer protection notice No. 8 of 2013 - Safety warning notice (Fire wallets)

    will or may cause injury to any person, due to possible asbestos content in these goods, following the identification of asbestos … in September 2013, due to identified asbestos content in these goods.  Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis … on the new National Asbestos Exposure Register www.asbestossafety.gov.au/national-asbestos-exposure-register Dated this 23 day …