Australia/Canberra: MRK Distributors Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of MRK Lighters and Fashion Lighters due to suspected failure to affix mandatory safety warning stickers and consequential misuse, burn and injury hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/YTuy308yD5Q
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Novelty Lighters are subject to this recall:
- MRK Lighters and Fashion Lighter, sold in a number of colours, styles and themes.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Novelty Lighters are pictured on the Web site above.
According to the ACCC, mandatory safety warning stickers have not been placed on the Lighters, as required by the appropriate Australia legislation. The lack of labelling can cause misuse and injury hazards.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Novelty Lighters, please do not use them. Instead, please return any incorrectly labeled Lighter to its place of purchase, where the correct label will be attached by the retailer.
Please note: similar Lighters have been recalled for similar reasons, specifically incorrect labelling and consequential fire and injury hazards. To see all recalls and notifications related to this matter, please search for “lighter” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
Disposal of this and similar products must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15771
Recalls Direct RIN: 8208-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Fire or smoke hazard, Home & Residential, Labeling or regulatory issues | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15771, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, MRK Distributors Pty, MRK Lighters and Fashion Lighters, Recalls Direct RIN: 8208-2017 |