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  1. 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 …
  2. 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 …
  3. 20 December 2013

    Earth Crystals—Chrysotile Healing Crystals

    None What are the defects? Recent testing has detected the presence of chrysotile asbestos (white asbestos) in the crystals. The importation of asbestos or goods containing asbestos into Australia is restricted under the Customs (Prohibited … accessing the asbestos in these goods. Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma …
  4. 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 …
  5. 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 …