Australian North Star Bunk Bed Frame Recall [Australia]


Australian North Star Bunk Bed Frame Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Australian North Star Group Pty Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Bunk Bed Solid Pine Timber Frame for Children due to suspected failure to comply with Australia’s mandatory standard ‘Trade Practices Act 1974 Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2003 Consumer Product Safety Standard: Bunk Beds’, structural deficiencies and consequential risks of choking, entrapment, strangulation and lacerations, all serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/2Jv630pmrBN

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/australian-north-star-group-pty-ltd-bunk-bed-solid-pine-timber-frame-wooden-kids-children-bed-frame-single

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Bunk Bed products are subject to this recall:

  • Australian North Star Group Bunk Bed Frames – bunk beds consisting of solid pine timber frames, designed for children and sold in single mattress size

==> 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 design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bunk Beds can be found on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, the recalled Bunk Beds do not comply with Australia’s mandatory standard ‘Trade Practices Act 1974 Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2003 Consumer Product Safety Standard: Bunk Beds’.

Specifically, the recalled Bunk Beds do not meet the standard requirements for allowable protrusions, gaps between bars and the required labelling advising the Australian distributor’s name and address. Consequently, the Bunk Beds pose potential entrapment hazards that could injure children.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bunk Beds, please do not use them nor allow your child to sleep or play in or near them. Instead, kindly contact Australian North Star Group Pty Ltd to obtain a full refund with return postage.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to handle choking, entrapment, strangulation and/or lacerations.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bunk Beds, please search for “beds” or more generically, “furniture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Australian North Star Group Pty Ltd on 03 9357 7354 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can reach the company by e-mail at ozteamebay@gmail.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bunk Beds, please search for “bed” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Choking hazard, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Injury hazard, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Australian North Star Group Pty Ltd., please search for “Australian North Star” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2019/17703
Recalls Direct RIN: 11919-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe product you purchased in Australia [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.productsafety.gov.au/contact-us/for-consumers/report-an-unsafe-product
Search for a recalled product on the ACCC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/browse-all-recalls

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