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Product recall notices

MCA File SR Suntour OEM Bicycle Suspension Fork Recall
SR Suntour is recalling several models of its suspension forks that were supplied fitted to some Trek, Giant, Merida, GT, and Scott brand bicycles. Bicycles with affected forks were sold from January 2015. Check your forks to see if they are affected before riding. For more information, including how to identify affected forks and what to do, see the recall notice. (July 2015)
MCA File “Inside Out” Movie Novelty Souvenir Cup Recall
Event & Rialto Cinemas are recalling the flashing "Inside Out" movie promotional cups sold at cinemas between 17 June & 12 July 2015. The battery compartment in the lid is not secure and children could access the batteries. Swallowing button batteries can result in serious injury and even death. Stop using your cup. See recall notice for information on disposal and to get a refund. (July 2015)
MCA File Cotton ON, Women’s Elly Skinny Jeans in Dark Blue Recall
Cotton On is recalling women’s Elly Skinny Jeans in dark blue sold online and in store from August 2014 to June 2015. The dye used in the jeans may contain carcinogenic azo-dyes. Exposure to carcinogenic azo-colourants should be minimised. Stop wearing your jeans and contact Cotton ON to arrange for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (July 2015)
MCA File THE ICONIC, Mody Chinos – Pants & Shorts Recall
THE ICONIC is recalling Staple Superior Mody Chinos – Pants & Shorts sold online from June 2014 to June 2015. The dye used for the pocket lining may contain carcinogenic azo-colourants. Exposure to carcinogenic azo-colourants should be minimised. Stop wearing your pants/shorts and contact THE ICONIC to arrange for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (July 2015)
MCA File Maxi-Cosi Euro A2 Convertible Car Seat Recall
IGC Dorel is recalling Maxi-Cosi Euro A2 convertible car seats sold from the Baby Factory stores from April 2015. Fabric around the harness adjuster can get caught in the mechanism and cause the harness to loosen. A loose harness is not effective and increases the risk of injury. If you have an affected seat contact ICG Dorel for a free replacement trim kit. See recall notice for more information. (July 2015)
MCA File Kmart, Homemaker Gerry Lamp Recall
Kmart is recalling its Homemaker brand Gerry lamps sold from May 2007 to May 2015. The lamps fail to meet electrical safety standards for assembly & construction and pose a risk of electric shock or fire. Stop use, turn off at the wall and unplug. Return to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information (June 2015)
MCA File Kmart Homemaker Mugs (4 Pack) Recall
Kmart is recalling all styles of Homemaker brand mugs sold in a 4 pack from January to June 2015. The mugs can crack and spill hot liquid which could burn you or someone else. Stop use and return the mugs to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (June 2015)
MCA File Beats Pill XL Portable Speaker Recall
Apple Inc. is recalling the Beats Pill XL, model number BO514, sold since January 2014 at Apple and Beats retailers. The battery can overheat and pose a fire safety risk. Stop using you Beats Pill XL and contact Apple for a refund or Apple Store credit. See recall notice for more information. (June 2015)
MCA File phil&teds ‘phil&teddy’ Teddy Bear Recall
phil&teds are recalling their ‘phil&teddy’ teddy bears given out as a free gift to children at Wellington, Christchurch and Waikato Hospitals because they pose a potential choking hazard. Stop using the bear and dispose of in the rubbish. See recall notice for more information. (June 2015)
MCA File Ultimate 2-in-1 Pest Repeller Recall
Newfield Group are recalling their Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic, Ultimate 2-in-1 plug in pest repellers sold at Mitre10 and Hammer Hardware stores. The pest repellers can come apart and expose live parts which could give you an electric shock. Stop use, switch off at wall and unplug. Return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2015)
MCA File EB Games - Refurbished iPhone & iPad Charger Recall
EB Games is recalling the chargers supplied with its refurbished iPhone and iPads. Your charger could malfunction and create smoke and a burning smell. Stop using your charger and contact EB Games for a free replacement charger. See recall notice for more information (June 2015)
MCA File InSinkErator Waste Disposer Recall
Emerson Electric is recalling its InSinkErator, model 55+ and 65+, waste disposers avaialbe from February 2014 to February 2015. Improper installation or damage to the air switch can allow water into the electrical controls and pose a fire hazard. See recall notice for information on how to identify if you have an affected unit and for contact details to get a replacement air switch kit. (May 2015)
MCA File Ryobi Tri Arc® Brush Cutter Blade Recall
Techtronic Industries is recalling the brush cutter blades supplied with Ryobi 36v Cordless Brush Cutters. The blade can detach and cause seriously injury to you or a bystander. Stop using the brush cutter blade and contact Techtronic Industries for refund options. See recall notice for more information. (May 2015)
MCA File The Warehouse - Button Battery Lights & Ornaments Recall
The Warehouse is recalling a range of button battery powered light up ornaments. The battery compartment is not secure and could allow children access to the batteries. Swallowing button batteries may lead to serious injury or death. Stop use and return to any Warehouse Store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2015)
MCA File Moldex P2 Particulate Filter Respirator Recall
Moldex-Metric Inc is recalling its disposable P2 particulate masks sold at Westfarmers Ind. & Safety NZ stores nationwide from April 2008 to April 2015. The valve in the masks can become brittle if stored for more than 5 years. Do not use masks that are dated more than 4 years after the date of manufacture. If you have masks that have expired or will not be used before the revised use by date contact Moldex customer support. See recall notice for more information. (April 2015)
MCA File 2015 GT Fury Elite & Expert Mountain Bike Recall
WH Worrall is recalling 2015 Model GT Fury Elite & Expert downhill mountain bicycles. The front hub can break causing the rotor to detach and the brake to fail. If the brake fails you could be seriously injured. Stop riding your bike and contact your nearest GT bicycle dealer for a replacement hub to be installed free of charge. See recall notice for more information (May 2015) [892 KB PDF]
MCA File Lenovo Thinkpad® Lithium-ion Battery Pack Recall
Lenovo is recalling battery packs supplied with a range of Thinkpad® laptop computers sold from February 2010 to December 2011 online and from Lenovo stockists. The batteries pack may overheat and burn you or cause a fire. Turn your computer off and remove the battery pack. Contact Lenovo for a free replacement battery. See recall notice for more information. (April 2015) [583 KB PDF]
MCA File Acer, Gateway & eMachines Power Cord Recall
Acer, Gateway & eMachines Power Cord Recall Acer Computer New Zealand is recalling the LS-15 power cords supplied with Acer, Gateway & eMachines notebook computers from September 2010 to March 2015. The power cord may overhead during use and could burn you or cause a fire. Stop using your computer and contact Acer to arrange for a free replacement cord. See recall notice for more information. (May 2015) [1.2 MB PDF]
MCA File Homebrand Bleach 2L Recall
Progressive Enterprises is recalling 2 batches of its Homebrand Bleach (regular & lemon) sold at Countdown, SuperValue and Fresh Choice stores nationally. The 2 litre bottles may leak and could expose you or bystanders to the bleach (a poison) without knowing it. See recall notice for disposal advice and how to get a full refund. (April 2015) [402 KB PDF]
MCA File Shark Rocket Vacuum Cleaner Recall
Brand Developers Ltd is recalling a batch range of Shark Rocket (HV300NZ) vacuum cleaners. The power cord may be faulty and could burn you or give you an electric shock. Stop using your vacuum cleaner and switch off at the wall socket and unplug it. Contact the Shark Hotline to arrange for the cord and plug to be replaced free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (April 2015)
MCA File Heller 2000W Portable Room Heater
GFA Control Australia is recalling Heller branded 2000W portable fan heaters. The heaters could burn you or cause a fire. Affected heaters were sold at Bunnings stores nationally from April 2012 to November 2014. Stop using your heater, switch off and unplug from the wall socket. Return the heater to any Bunnings store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (April 2015)
MCA File Alliance MPT 396 Truck Tyre Recall
The New Zealand distributor, Tyres4U Ltd, is recalling Alliance MPT 396 Truck Tyres sold by stockists nationally from January 2014. The tyres may burst suddenly and may result in death or serious injury. Stop using vehicle and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (March 2015) [992 KB PDF]
MCA File Homemaker Hammock Recall
Kmart is recalling steel framed Homemaker brand hammocks because the fabric can fail and cause you to fall. Recalled hammocks were sold at Kmart stores nationally from August 2014 to March 2015. Stop using your hammock and return it to any Kmart store for a full refund. (March 2015)
MCA File Light Up Flashing Animal Ring
The Warehouse and Urban Leisure are recalling Light Up Flashing Animal Rings because the batteries may come loose. Button batteries pose choking hazards and a serious health risk if swallowed. Stop using your ring and contact return to any Warehouse store for a full refund. (April 2015)
MCA File 3M SecureFit™ Safety Glasses Recall
3M is recalling one lot (Lot No. 14192) of its SecureFit™ clear lense, anti-fog safety glasses (200 Series SF201AF-AS) because they may break. The glasses were sold by 3M retailers from 15 August 2014 to March 2015. Stop using your glasses and return to your nearest 3M dealer for a refund or replacement. See recall notice for more information. (March 2015)
MCA File Ozito 1800W Electric Garden Blower Recall
Ozito Industries is recalling several batches of its garden blowers. Affected blowers were sold at Bunnings stores nationwide. The fan can shatter and damage and expose you to sharp objects and live parts (electric shock). Stop using your blower, turn off and unplug it from the socket. Contact Ozito to arrange for a replacement or full refund. See recall notice for more information (March 2015)
MCA File Shark Navigator Vacuum Cleaner Recall
Brand Developers Ltd is recalling all Shark Navigator Professional (NV356NZ) and a batch range of Shark Navigator Lift Away (NV350NZ) vacuum cleaners. The power cord may be faulty and could pose a risk of a burn and electric shock. Stop using your vacuum cleaner and contact the Shark Hotline to arrange for the cord to be replaced free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (March 2015)
MCA File Blitzem! Wasp Killer & Nest Destroyer Aerosol Recall
Yates NZ is recalling a batch of Blitzem! Wasp Killer & Nest Destroyer Aerosol sold after November 2014. The aerosol can may rust and could burst and injure you or someone else. See the recall notice for instructions on how to safely check, identify and dispose of affected cans. (March 2015)
MCA File Werner Multi-Ladder Recall
Werner is recalling three of its multi-ladders (models MT13, MT17 and MT22). The ladders do not meet all of the requirements in the mandatory safety standards. Stop using your ladder and return it to Mitre 10. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (March 2015)
MCA File Kathmandu, Hand Torch Rechargeable 135 Recall
Kathmandu is recalling model 135 Rechargeable hand torches (item number 6154) sold since 1 August 2014. If the torch is charged with the battery around the wrong way it the cord may overheat and could start a fire. Stop using your torch and return it to your nearest Kathmandu store or contact customer service for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (February 2015)
MCA File Smiggle, Build A Light Recall
Smiggle is recalling Build A Light kits sold in-store and online from 7 to 18 February 2015. The battery compartment is not secured and young children could choke and or swallow the batteries. Stop using the light and return it to Smiggle for a refund, replacement or in-store refund. See recall notice for more information. (February 2015)
MCA File Smiggle, Colour O’clock Cube Clock Recall
Smiggle is recalling Colour O’clock Cube Clocks sold in-store and online from 7 to 18 February 2015. The battery compartment is not secured and young children could choke and or swallow the batteries. Stop using the clock and return it to Smiggle for a refund, replacement or in-store refund. See recall notice for more information. (February 2015)
MCA File Easy Step 4.1m Telescopic Ladder Recall
Easy Step Limited is recalling its 4.1m telescopic ladders because they do not comply with the stated safety standard. These ladders do not meet the stated load rating and have unapproved locking mechanisms. The ladders may cause or contribute to falls. Stop using your ladder and contact Easy Step to arrange for return and a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (February 2014)
MCA File Mercury Diesel 3.0L TDI (Turbo Direct Injected) 230hp & 260hp Marine Engines
Marine Power International is recalling all Mercury Diesel 3.0L TDI marine engines from 2013 onwards. The turbocharger oil supply line may loosen and cause an oil leak, which has the potential to cause smoke and fire hazards. If your engine is one of the identified models, contact your Mercury Diesel dealer to arrange the engine to be inspected and fixed free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (February 2015)
MCA File Grey Steel Canisters for ABS Avalanche Airbag Systems
Brandex is recalling grey steel canisters for ABS avalanche Airbag Systems with a fill date of 2 December 2014 or earlier. The canisters may be contaminated and not properly inflate the airbag or contaminate the airbag system and cause problems with future inflation. The recall also affects ABS Inside partner products. Do not use or activate your ABS avalanche airbag system. Contact Brandex is you have an affected cylinder or have activated the airbag with a contaminated cylinder. See recall notice for more information. (February 2015)
MCA File Latitude Milano Bench Seat Recall
Mitre 10 is recalling Latitude Milano Bench Seats sold from September 2013 to November 2014 because they may break. If the seat breaks, you could fall and get hurt. Stop using the seat and return it to any Mitre 10 or Mitre 10 Mega store for a full refund or replacement. See recall notice for more information. (December 2014)
MCA File Yamaha XT250 Recall
Yamaha is recalling certain 2013 to 2015 model XT250 motorcycles because the engine may stall, affecting your ability to control the bike. Contact Yamaha New Zealand to arrange for your bike to be fixed, free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (December 2014)
MCA File Lenovo IdeaPad AC Power Cord Recall
Lenovo is recalling the AC power cords supplied with IdeaPad laptops and as a replacement part between 1 February 2011 and 30 June 2012. The power cord can overheat and may burn you or cause a fire. Stop using your power cord, turn it off at the wall socket and unplug. Visit the Lenovo website to confirm if you power cord is affected and arrange a free replacement. See recall notice for more information. (December 2014)
MCA File Rhino Extension Ladder (3.7m–6.5m) Recall
Hartman Pacific is recalling Rhino extension (3.7m to 6.5m) ladders because they may not support the weight they are rated for and could cause you to fall. The ladders were sold at Bunnings stores nationally between February 2013 and November 2014. Stop using your ladder and contact Hartman Pacific. See recall notice for more information. (December 2014)
MCA File Panasonic CF-H2 Toughbook Tablet PC Battery Recall
Panasonic is recalling batteries for its CF-H2 Toughbook tablet PCs supplied between May 2012 and October 2014. The batteries can overheat and may burn you or cause a fire. Stop using your Toughbook and check the battery to see if it is covered by the recall. See recall notice for more information, including affected lot numbers and contact details for Panasonic. (November 2014)
MCA File Toshiba Laptop/Notebook AC Power Cord Recall
Toshiba is recalling the AC power cords supplied with Toshiba laptops/notebooks or as a replacement part between May 2010 and June 2012. The power cord can overheat and may burn you. Stop using your power cord and turn it off at the wall socket. Visit the Toshiba support website to check if your power cord is recalled and, if it is, register for a free replacement. See recall notice for more information. (November2014)
MCA File Performer Powerboard Recall
Kmart is recalling 3 models of Performer brand powerboards – 4-outlet, 4-outlet with surge protector, and 6-outlet. The powerboards do not comply with the mandatory electrical safety standards and could cause an electric shock or fire. Stop using your powerboard and return it to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (November 2014)
MCA File MSpa Alpine Inflatable Bubble Spa Recall
The Warehouse is recalling MSpa Alpine inflatable spas sold from 14 September to 18 November 2014. The spas do not have adequate safety features and may become unsafe and electrocute you or cause a fire. Stop using the spa, switch it off at the wall and unplug it. Return the spa to The Warehouse for a full refund or replacement. See recall notice for more information. (November 2014)
MCA File Buoyancy Compensators – SureLock II Rubber Weight Pocket Handle Recall
Aqua Lung is recalling all SureLock II rubber weight pocket handles for buoyancy compensators. The handles may crack, tear or break and fail to detach the weights. If this happens, a diver could drown. Stop using your buoyancy compensator if it has rubber SureLock II weight pocket handles. Take the weight pockets to your nearest authorised Aqua Lung dealer for replacement handles to be fitted free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (November 2014)
MCA File Chevron 4 and 6 Outlet Power Board Recall
Countdown is recalling Chevron 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards with Surge Protection sold at Countdown, SuperValue and Fresh Choice stores between August 2013 and November 2014. The power boards may overheat and cause a fire. Stop using your power board and return it to any Countdown, SuperValue or Fresh Choice store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information (November 2014)
MCA File Universal Plug Adaptor Recall
Pacific Optics is recalling its universal plug adaptors because they do not comply with safety standards and could electrocute you or cause a fire. The adaptors were sold at petrol stations and supermarkets from September to October 2014. Stop using your adaptor and return it to Pacific Optics for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (November 2014)
MCA File BeBops Pocket Nappy Shell Recall
BeBops is recalling its OSFM Pocket Nappy Shells sold between August 2013 and March 2014 because the holes for the snaps may be too big allowing the snaps to fall out. Infants and young children could choke on loose snaps. Stop using your BeBops pocket nappy shells and check the snaps. BeBops will reinforce the product free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (October 2014)
MCA File 3-in-1 Safety Swing Recall
Farmers is recalling 3-in-1 Safety Swings sold from October 2012 because the safety support bolt can detach and enable a child to fall out of the swing. Stop using the swing and return it to any Farmers store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (October 2014)
MCA File Garneau P-09 Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmet Recall
Garneau is recalling P-09 bicycle helmets with manufacture date stickers that read "Jan 2014". The helmets may not prevent injuries if you have a serious accident. Stop using your helmet and return it to the distributor for a replacement. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (October 2014)
MCA File Thermomix TM31 Food Processor/Cooker Recall
Thermomix is recalling the sealing ring on TM31 food processor/cookers sold between October 2012 and September 2014. The lid may unexpectedly open and allow hot food or liquid to fly out if the speed selector is set to high and then quickly set to "lid open". The hot food or liquid could burn you or bystanders. Follow the revised user instructions until you receive a replacement lid seal. Contact Thermomix to register for a replacement seal if you have changed contact details or did not purchase your TM31 direct from Thermomix. See recall notice for more information. (October 2014)
MCA File Continental Motorcycle Tyre Recall
Continental is recalling 5 motorcycle tyre models with the size rating 120/70/R17 (58W). A defect in the tyre can cause it to lose air, which may affect handling and cause or contribute to an accident. Return your bike or tyre to the place of purchase or to your nearest Continental motorcycle tyre dealer for a replacement tyre. See recall notice for more information. (September 2014)
MCA File Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Compaq AC Power Cord Recall
HP is recalling AC power cords supplied with HP and Compaq notebooks, Mini HP notebooks, AC Adapters and accessories such as docking stations. The power cords may overheat and could burn you or cause a fire. Stop using your power cord and turn it off at the wall socket. Visit the HP recall website to check if your power cord is recalled, and if so, contact HP for a free replacement. See recall notice for more information. (September 2014)
MCA File Redken-branded PowerBank Phone Charger Recall
Redken is recalling PowerBank phone chargers given as a gift with products bought from Rodney Wayne Salons and Rodney Wayne Shampoo ‘n’ Things stores from August 2014. The PowerBank could shatter during charging and hurt someone, or overheat and burn you or cause a fire. Stop using your PowerBank and return it to Rodney Wayne for a replacement gift. (August 2014)
MCA File Tigerlily Scented Candle Recall
Tigerlily is recalling scented candles sold from its Auckland store after June 2011 because the candle’s defects may injure you or cause a fire. Stop using your candle and check whether it has a batch code on its base. If it doesn’t have a batch code, return your candle to Tigerlily for a refund, replacement or voucher. See recall notice for more information. (August 2014)
MCA File Supercheap Auto Best Buy 4-Outlet Powerboard Recall
Supercheap is recalling Best Buy-branded 4-outlet powerboards sold since October 2003 because they do not comply with electrical standards and could cause a fire. Stop using your powerboard and return it to any Supercheap Auto store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (August 2014)
MCA File Nouveau 16L Electronic Dehumidifier Recall
CDB is recalling Nouveau-branded 16L electronic dehumidifiers sold at Mitre10 and Mega Mitre10 stores from March 2013 because they can catch fire. Stop using your dehumidifier and contact CDB to arrange for a replacement. See recall notice for more information. (August 2014)
MCA File Freedom Bamboo Bathmat Recall
Freedom Furniture is recalling bamboo lattice bathmats sold from July 2010 because the mat’s non-slip feet can detach, allow it to slip and cause you to fall. Stop using your bathmat and return it to your nearest Freedom Furniture store for a refund or exchange. (August 2014)
MCA File kikki K – Under the Sea 5 Piece Table Set Recall
kikki K is recalling the fork in its ‘Under the Sea 5 Piece Table Set’ because the tines (teeth) can break off the fork and could choke a child. Stop using the fork and return it to kikki K for a full refund. kikki K is offering a $20 gift card for returned product. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File Simx Mightylites (LED floodlights) Recall
Simx Limited is recalling 8 models of its Mightylites LED floodlights. Water may get into the fitting and make the body of the light electrically live, which could electrocute you. Switch off your light and get a licensed electrical contractor to disconnect power to it. Your contractor can discuss options to replace the light or refund its cost. See recall notice for more information. (August 2014)
MCA File Rhino Roofer’s Harness Recall
Hartman Group is recalling the GH01A model harness supplied in the Rhino Roofers Safety Kit because the chest buckles could slip and loosen the harness, which could cause the wearer to fall. The kits were sold at Bunnings stores nationwide from April 2013 to June 2014. Stop using your harness and contact Hartman Group for a replacement or refund. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File Goldair Bathroom Heater Recall
Two models of Goldair wall-mounted bathroom wall heaters (models 3108 and 3109) are being recalled because they may catch fire. The heater units were likely installed 3 or more years ago. If you have an affected heater, turn it off at the wall and do not use it. Goldair is offering free replacement heaters. For more information see recall notice. (July 2014)
MCA File Acorn 120 Superglide Straight Stairlift Recall
Acorn is recalling 120 Superglide Straight Stairlifts because welds holding the seat may fail and cause the user to fall. If you haven’t heard from Acorn, contact them immediately to arrange for a service agent to replace the seat-post free of charge. See recall notice for more information including contact details. (July 2014)
MCA File Gorilla Multi Ladder Recall
Harkness and Young are recalling Gorilla Multi Ladders sold between 22 November 2012 and 16 August 2013 because the ladders could be unstable and cause users to fall. Stop using your ladder and contact Harco to arrange for a free bracket kit to be couriered to you. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (July 2014)
MCA File Sea-Doo 2014 Spark Personal Watercraft Recall
BRP is recalling some of its 2014 model year Sea-Doo Spark personal watercraft because the steering column / handlebar may break in rough riding conditions and cause serious or fatal injuries. Contact an authorised BRP Sea-Doo watercraft dealer to arrange for your craft to be repaired free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (July 2014)
MCA File Moda Electric Hot Pack Recall
The Warehouse is recalling Moda Electric Hot Packs sold between March 2014 and July 2014 because they could cause an electric shock or fire. Stop using your hot pack and return it to any Warehouse store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (July 2014)
MCA File GME Accusat Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) Recall
GME is recalling 3 models (MT400, MT401 and MT403) of its Accusat emergency locator beacon units because they may not work in an emergency situation. Stop using your beacon until you have checked whether it is affected by the recall. See recall notice for more information. (July 2014)
MCA File Phonak Plug Adaptor Recall
Phonak is recalling the detachable plug adaptor for mini-USB power supply units supplied for Phonak wireless accessories. The adaptor can come apart exposing live parts and may electrocute you. Switch the power supply unit off at the wall and unplug it. Contact Phonak NZ or your retailer to arrange for a free replacement. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File SCOTT Sportster Bikes - SR Suntour NEX and NCX Suspension Fork Recall
SCOTT is recalling its ‘Sportster’ bikes because the SR Suntour NEX and NCX suspension fork may break and cause an accident. Stop riding your bike and contact an official SCOTT dealer to have the fork repaired free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File 2014 GT Fury Team & GT Fury Expert Bike Recall
GT is recalling all 2014 ‘Fury Team’ and ‘Fury Expert’ bikes because the wheel hub can break and separate from the brake rotor. This defect can cause riders to lose control of their bikes and seriously injure themselves. Stop riding your bike and contact an authorised GT dealer to arrange for free replacement wheelsets. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File Weiss Heat Transfer Systems Recall
Weiss is recalling its 2- and 3-outlet heat transfer systems because the motor may overheat and cause a fire. Turn off the unit and contact Weiss for assistance and to arrange for a replacement unit. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (June 2014)
MCA File Kmart Skate and Roller Derby Helmet Recall
Kmart is recalling a range of skate and roller derby helmets sold between October 2012 and April 2014 because the straps may not hold the helmet in place during a fall or accident. Stop using your helmet and return it to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014).
MCA File Yellowstone Folio Case with Notepad and Stylus (for iPad Air) Recall
JB Hi-Fi is recalling Yellowstone folio cases that were supplied with notepad and stylus because the stylus tip can detach and young children could choke on the small part. Keep the stylus away from young children and/or return the case and stylus to any JB Hi-Fi store for full refund. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File Remington Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® (XMP®) Trigger Recall
Remington is recalling Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro® (XMP®) triggers manufactured between 1 May 2006 and 9 April 2014. Remington has determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could unintentionally discharge. Stop using your rifle and register for Remington to replace the trigger free of charge. Do not try repair the trigger yourself. (June 2014)
MCA File kikki.K - Wooden Candle Holder Recall
kikki.K is recalling its wooden candle holders, sold between November 2013 and May 2014, because they may catch alight with low burning candles and burn you or cause a fire. Stop using the candle holders and return them to kikki.K to receive a full refund and a $20 gift voucher. See recall notice for more information. (May 2014).
MCA File Smiggle – Whirlpool Superball Recall
Smiggle is recalling its Whirlpool Superballs because the ball can magnify sunlight and heat surfaces, which could cause a fire. Do not leave the ball in direct sunlight. Return the ball to any Smiggle store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2014)
MCA File B-Well Steam Steriliser Recall
Medela AG is recalling B-Well Steam Sterilisers, sold between May 2012 and December 2013, because the sterilisers’ electronics or power cables may not be moisture-proof. The fault means that users could be burned or electrocuted by a short-circuit or high leakage current. Stop using the steriliser, and turn off at the wall and unplug it. Return steriliser to the place you bought it for a full refund, or contact Medela. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Mothball and Moth Flake Public Health Recall
Mothballs and moth flakes can be poisonous and could make you sick or kill you if you swallow or eat them. Remove mothballs and moth flakes from your home and dispose of them in the rubbish – if in doubt, throw them out. If you suspect someone has eaten mothballs or moth flakes, seek immediate medical attention. See recall notice for more information. (June 2014)
MCA File Cotton On, Men’s Spitfire Denim Jean Recall
Cotton On is recalling two colours ('New Black' and 'Holy Black') of its Men’s Spitfire jeans range because the dye used in the pocket lining may have contained hazardous azo-colourants. Stop wearing these jeans and return them to any Cotton On store for a refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2014)
MCA File Jeanswest Bel Skinny and Bel Curve Embracer 7/8 Jean
Jeanswest is voluntary recalling its Bel Skinny and Bel Curve Embracer 7/8 jeans sold from July 2013 because the dye used in the pocket lining may have contained hazardous azo-colourants. Stop wearing these jeans and return them to any Jeanswest store for a refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2014)
MCA File phil&teds Travel System 26 Car Seat Adaptor Kit Recall
phil&teds is recalling its TS 26 car seat adaptors because they can crack or break when they get very cold. Stop using the adaptors and contact phil&teds to arrange for free replacement adaptors to be sent to you. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Mouthwash 250ml
Integria Healthcare is recalling 2 batches of its Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Mouthwash because they may contain higher than accepted microbial levels and may cause infection, especially for people with weakened or compromised immune systems. Stop using the mouthwash and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. See your healthcare professional if you feel unwell after using the product. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Sony VAIO Fit 11A Personal Computer (Laptop) Recall
Sony New Zealand is recalling VAIO Fit multi-flip laptops sold online and via Sony stores between 1 March 2014 and 11 April 2014 because the batteries can overheat. This poses a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers. Stop using the computer and contact Sony for a replacement or refund. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Lenovo ThinkPad® Lithium-ion Battery Recall
Lenovo is recalling the lithium-ion battery packs supplied with T510, X201, X201s and Edge 13 ThinkPad® laptop computers sold between October 2010 and April 2011. The batteries may overheat and cause a fire or burn users. Turn off the computer, remove the battery pack and contact Lenovo to arrange for a free replacement battery pack. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Jolly KidZ / Protoys Smart Door Barrier (size small)
Colorific Ltd is recalling Jolly KidZ / Protoys Smart Door Barriers sold at The Warehouse stores between 21 April 2013 and 21 April 2014 because the gate may not adequately secure, enabling children to access potentially hazardous areas. Stop using the barrier and contact the Warehouse or Colorific Ltd for free replacement bolts. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (April 2014)
MCA File Haka Body Shock Dual Colour Mouthguards
Haka New Zealand Ltd and The Warehouse are recalling Haka Dual Colour Body Shock Mouthguards because they could come apart in your mouth and cause you to choke. Stop using your mouthguard immediately and either dispose of it or return it to any The Warehouse store for a refund. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (April 2014)
MCA File Steelcraft Agile, Agile Plus, Agile Twin and BOB Motion Stroller Recall
Britax is recalling Agile, Agile Plus, Agile Twin and BOB Motion Strollers made before July 2013 because fingers could get caught and injured in the hinge while the stroller is being folded. Keep fingers clear when folding the stroller and contact Britax to arrange a free hinge cover kit. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Just Jeans Junior Girls Jeans & OMM Junior Boys Cargo Pants & Shorts
Just Jeans is recalling styles/colours of Junior Girls Super Skinny and Ankle Skinny Jeans and Junior Boys Skinny Cargo pants and shorts sold from February 2013 because they may contain hazardous azo-colourants. Stop wearing the garment and return it to a Just Jeans store for a refund. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Kawashima Pro2000i Inverter Generators
Euroquip NZ Ltd is recalling Kawashima PRO2000i Inverter generators sold at Repco and Trade Equipment stores between December 2013 and March 2014 because of an electric shock hazard. Do not use the 12-volt battery charger cable or outlet. Return the generator to the place of purchase for repair. See recall notice for more information. (April 2014)
MCA File Dyson Hot™ and Dyson Hot+Cool™ Heaters
Dyson is recalling AM04 and AM05 model bladeless heaters because the heater could short circuit and cause a fire. Stop using the heater and unplug it from the wall socket. Contact Dyson to arrange for a replacement. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Polaris 2013 Model Ranger 500 and Ranger 500 Crew All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Polaris is recalling all 2013 model Ranger 500 side-by-side ATVs because the throttle cable may jam and cause an accident. Contact your Polaris dealer to arrange for your vehicle to be inspected and repaired if necessary. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Downee Top-Pull Latch for Safety Gates
Downee is recalling its DLP1000 and DLP1000NK, and Schlage LLSCDPL1000V safety gate latches because they may not latch properly, allowing children to access to unsafe areas, such as swimming pools. Ensure the gate is properly closed. Contact Downee to arrange for the latch to be repaired. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Smiggle Loopz Fans
Smiggle is recalling Loopz personal fans because they can overheat and cause the batteries to leak if USB and battery power is used at the same time. Return the fan to Smiggle to receive a full refund of the purchase price. See the recall notice for more information and contact details. (March 2014)
MCA File OX Multipurpose Ladders
Easy Access Company is recalling OX Multipurpose Ladders sold between 22 November 2012 and 23 August 2013 because of a hinge defect may cause a user to fall from the ladder. The ladders were sold at Placemakers, Colorex, R&S Trade Group, Ullrich, BLS Ladders and ITM stores. Do not use the ladders. Return to the place of purchase to have the hinges replaced. See recall notice for more information. (March 2014)
MCA File Play School Egg Maracas
Sucah Limited is recalling ‘Play School’ egg-shaped maracas sold between September and December 2013 because young children could choke on small parts in the maracas. Stop using the maracas. Contact Sucah Limited or return your maracas to the place of purchase for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (February 2014)
MCA File Evenflo Car Seat Harness Buckle Recall
Tas Baby Holdings is recalling harness buckles for Chase, Symphony, Snugli All-in-One, SureRide, Secure Kid model car seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch over time. It is safe to use the car seat, but customers should contact Tas Baby Holdings to arrange a free replacement buckle kit. See recall notice for further information, including list of affected models and dates. (April 2014)
MCA File Dulux Paint – Metalshield Spraypak Etch Primer
Dulux is issuing new labels for spray cans of its Metalshield Spraypack Etch Primer sold at Guthrie Bowron and Bunnings Warehouse stores between 01 October 2013 and 20 January 2014 because the hazard statements and composition information is incorrect. Contact Dulux to obtain a new label. See recall notice for more information. (February 2014)
MCA File 123 LOCKON Towbars for Ford Territory vehicles
Towbar Express is recalling 123 LOCKON branded towbars fitted to Ford Territory vehicles because of incorrect strength ratings, meaning the towbar could fail with heavy loads. Stop towing until the towbar has been replaced. See recall notice for more information. (January 2014)
MCA File Trek 2013 Model Madone Road Bikes
Trek is recalling a limited number of 2013 Madone road bikes because a problem with a bolt that could cause the front brake to fail. Stop riding the bike and contact your Trek dealer to arrange for the front brake to be replaced free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (January 2014)
MCA File Lawnmowers – Toro 2013 TimeMaster 30” and TurfMaster 30” Power Mowers
Parkland Products is recalling all 2013 TimeMaster 30" and TurfMaster 30" Power Mowers because their blades may break. Stop using the mower and contact your Toro dealer for arrange to have the fault repaired free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (January 2014)
MCA File Conecto, Conecto Small, and Conecto Swivel Fixing Bolts – Safety Warning
Edelrid has issued a safety warning for the high-tensile aluminium bolts used in Conecto devices. These bolts may have been damaged during installation or maintenance or have been replaced with under-strength bolts. Damaged or under-strength bolts could cause the device to fail and result in serious injury. Stop using the devices and contact Edelrid for free replacement bolt(s). See warning notice for more information. (January 2014)