Global Shop Direct Aqua Bath Mat Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: ACCC LogoGlobal Shop Direct recalls certain batch/lots of Aqua Rug Bath/Shower Mats due to suspected suction cup failure and consequential slip, fall and injury hazards. ACCC:

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Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Bath/Shower Mats are subject to this recall:

  • Aqua Rugs, PVC-Bath/Shower Mats with model numbers: AQR / AQRC

According to the ACCC, there is potential for none of the four (4) suction cups to be securely attached to the floor surface of the bath or shower. If the Mat is not secured correctly to the applicable floor surface, there is the potential for the consumer to slip, fall and be injured.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bath/Shower Mats, please do not use them. Instead, kindly follow these specific instructions, depending on where you purchased the product:

  1. Direct Purchase:
    If you purchased any of the Bath/Shower Mats directly from Global Shop Direct, you will receive an e-mail and letter in the mail offering to replace the item at no charge. You will be asked to cut the rug up to prevent it being used and to send a photograph of the product to the Global Shop Direct (“GSD”) contact centre. GSD will arrange to replace the product with the new 16 suction cup design at no charge.
  2. Third-party Purchase:
    If you purchased the recalled Bath/Shower Mats via other retailers, please contact GSD over its consumer phone support line on 1300 137 598. You can also e-mail the company at, to confirm you have purchased the recalled GSD product by providing proof of purchase or sending a photograph of the product. Once it has been confirmed as being affected by the recall, you will then be asked to cut the product up and upon receipt of confirmation of destruction, will be sent a replacement at no charge.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15499
Recalls Direct RIN: 7248-2016
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