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Product recall notices

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)
MCA File Parmco Freestanding Gas Stoves
Parmco is recalling 5 models of its freestanding gas stoves sold between April and October 2013 because of a potential gas leak. If you smell gas coming from your stove when all burners are turned off, shut off the gas supply at the main and contact Parmco immediately. Even if there is no gas smell, your stove will still need to have the faulty valves replaced. Check the recall notice to see if your stove model is being recalled. (January 2014)
MCA File Cosco Scenera and Safety 1st Child Car Seats and Infant Carriers
IGC Dorel is recalling the following child car seats and infant carriers because they do not carry the required safety labelling: • Cosco Scenera brand - Renaissance (model CC0404) • Safety 1st brand - On Board Infant Carrier (model ICO836BXT) • Safety 1st brand - On Board Base only (model 22955BLK). IGC Dorel advise that the car seats and carriers are safe to use. Check whether the safety labelling is missing on your seat or carrier. If it is, order a free label from IGC Dorel. See recall notice for more information. (December 2013)
MCA File SRAM Road Bike Hydraulic Brakes – Models Red 22 and S-700
SRAM is recalling its Red 22 and S-700 hydraulic road brakes because of an issue with the master cylinder that could cause the brakes to fail. Stop riding your bike immediately if it has these brakes. Contact SRAM or your bike dealer to arrange for the brakes to be replaced free of charge. See recall notice for more information. (December 2013)
MCA File Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Compact Digital Cameras
Canon is recalling certain PowerShot SX50 HS cameras sold between 1 September 2013 and 15 November 2013 because the viewfinder rubber may cause an allergic reaction in some people. If you have one of these cameras, contact Canon to arrange for a free replacement viewfinder rubber. See recall notice for more information. (December 2013)
MCA File Tommee Tippee Baby Dummies/Pacifiers
Jackel NZ Ltd is recalling Silicone True and Reversible Orthodontic Comforters and Latex Reversible Orthodontic Comforters sold between November 2012 and December 2013 because a fault in the shields may cause a potential choking hazard. Stop using the dummy and contact Jackel (NZ)Ltd for a full refund or replacement. See recall notice for more information, including a list of affected products and contact details. (December 2013)
MCA File Syneco 3.7m Multi-purpose Ladders
Bunnings is recalling all Syneco 3.7m Multi-purpose Ladders sold between September and October 2013 because the ladders do not have the required information to ensure they are used safely. Stop using your ladder and return it to any Bunnings store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (December 2013)
MCA File Radius Mountain Bike Recall
Bikes International is recalling all 2013 Radius Jaguar Men’s MTB, and 2013 and 2014 Radius Freespirit Ladies MTB bikes sold since September 2012 because the front wheel may fall out and injure someone. Stop using your bike and contact your local Radius dealer to arrange for a new front axle to be fitted free of charge. See recall notice for more information and contact details (December 2013)
MCA File Smiggle – Light Up Words Fan
Smiggle is recalling all Light Up Words Fans sold since October 2013 because they may overheat and could cause a fire and burn someone. Stop using your fan and return it to Smiggle for a full refund. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (December 2013)
MCA File Angelcare Baby Monitors
Angelcare has issued a recall safety warning about its Movement and Sound nursery monitors. The monitor’s cables could strangle a young child if not installed correctly. Check the setup of the monitor and sensor pad, and ensure the cables are well out of reach of your child. A free cable/cord track is available to help safely position the cables. For more information and contact details see the recall notice. (December 2013)
MCA File Performer Brand Powerboards and Double Adaptors
Kmart is recalling all Performer 6-way surge power-save powerboards, 4-way USB powerboards, entertainment powerboards, and vertical-surge double adaptors sold between 1 July 2013 and 30 October 2013. These products do not comply with electrical safety standards and may not be safe. Stop using the product immediately and return it to any Kmart store for a full refund. See the recall notice for more information. (November 2013)
MCA File Box Set of 6 Red Hiball Glasses
Kmart is recalling boxed sets of six red Hiball Glasses because they may crack and cut someone. Do not use the glasses and return them to any Kmart store for a full refund. See the recall notice for more information. (November 2013)
MCA File Homemaker Double-Wall Latte Glasses
Kmart is recalling Homemaker Double-Wall Latte Glass sets because the inner wall of the glass may shatter and cut you. Stop using the glasses and return them to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (November 2013)
MCA File Mechpro 3.65m Multi-Fold Aluminium Ladder
Repco is recalling all Mechpro 3.65m Multi-Fold ladders sold in August and September 2013 because they may fail and cause injury. Do not use the ladder and return it to any Repco store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (November 2013)
MCA File Slim Heat Panel Heater 425W
Slim Heat Ltd is recalling all Slim Heat brand model PH-08H panel heaters because of a potential fire hazard. The heaters were sold at Bunnings stores between April 2011 and October 2013. Stop using the heater and disconnect it safely from the power supply. Return the heater to any Bunnings store for a full refund. See the recall notice for more information. (October 2013)
MCA File Han Hu Enamel Paint
Arthur’s Emporium, Ajay’s Emporium, David’s Emporium and Pete’s Emporium are recalling Han Hu Enamel Paint sold between May 2013 and September 2013 because the paint is a hazardous substance and does not have instructions for its safe use. Do not use the paint. Return any unused paint to the retailer for a full refund. See the recall notice for more information and contact details. (October 2013)
MCA File Hachette Children’s Books – “Count My Kisses, 1, 2, 3” and “Red, Green, Blue, I Love You”
Hachette Publishing is recalling these books because of a potential choking hazard. Place the books out of reach of young children. Return the books to the place of purchase for a full refund. (October 2013)
MCA File Garmin – Quatix Watch
Garmin is recalling its Quatix marine watches because the watch can cause irritation or small burns to skin under the watch. To obtain a replacement or refund, return the watch to the place of purchase or contact Garmin. See the recall notice for more information and contact details. (September 2013)
MCA File Kathmandu – Sip N Snack Bottle
Kathmandu is recalling all Sip N Snack Bottles because of a potential choking hazard. Stop using the bottle, and either visit or contact Kathmandu to arrange for a free replacement lid. See the recall notice for more information and contact details. (September 2013)
MCA File Suunto High Pressure Dive Hoses
Suunto is recalling a batch of high pressure dive hoses supplied individually, and with Cobra, Vyper and Zoop combos, because the hoses may leak or rupture and could cause drowning. Stop using the hose, and have it checked and, if necessary, replaced. See the recall notice for information about how to identify faulty hoses. (September 2013)
MCA File Fisher & Paykel Dishwashers - DW60CC and DW60CE
Fisher & Paykel is recalling two dishwasher models because of a potential electric shock hazard. Do not use the dishwasher. Switch it off at the wall. See the recall notice to find out how to tell if your dishwasher is affected and how to get it fixed. (September 2013)
MCA File Earthwise Disinfectant Eucalyptus & Thyme 1L
Earthwise is recalling its Eucalyptus & Thyme disinfectant concentrate because it will not kill 99.9% of germs as stated. Throw the product away or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. See the recall notice for more information. (August 2013)
MCA File Nude by Nature – Liquid Mineral Foundation (30ml bottle)
BDM Grange is recalling batches of Nude by Nature Liquid Mineral Foundation sold from June 2013 to August 2013. The foundation has unacceptably high levels of bacteria and may cause infection. Do not use the product. Return it to the place of purchase for a replacement or refund. See recall notices for a list of affected batches and contact details for BDM Grange. (August 2013)
MCA File Design Plus – Mink Feel Blanket
Briscoes is recalling all sizes and designs/colours of its Design Plus Faux Mink (mink feel) blankets sold between 1 March 2013 and 12 August 2013. Return the blanket to any Briscoes store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information and contact details. (August 2013)
MCA File Vivitar 720P HD Action Camera DVR785 (Blue)
The Warehouse is recalling all blue Vivitar HD Action Cameras sold between 24 May 2013 and 19 August 2013 because the wall plug adaptor should not be used in New Zealand. Customers are advised to stop use and return the product to any Warehouse store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (August 2013)
MCA File Baby Max Sleigh Cot with Drawer
Baby City is recalling Baby Max Sleigh Cots sold between March 2013 and October 2012 because the slats on the drop side can dislodge and pose an entrapment or fall hazard. Contact Baby City for more information – see recall notice for contact details. (August 2013)
MCA File Stitched Sheaths for Gerber® Bear Grylls Parang Machete
Gerber is recalling the stitched sheathes supplied with Bear Grylls Parang Machetes sold since February 2012 because the machete can cut through the stitching and pose a potential laceration hazard. STOP USE, store the machete somewhere safe, and contact Gerber to arrange a free replacement. See recall notice for more information and contact details (July 2013).
MCA File Giant Carbon Fibre Bicycle Seatposts
Giant New Zealand is recalling 2013 XtC Advanced bicycles (models SL 29er 0 and 29er 1) and after-market Contact SLR 27.2 seatposts because the seatposts may crack during use and pose a fall hazard. Stop riding and contact Giant New Zealand or an Authorised Giant retailer for more information and to arrange for a free replacement. See recall notice for contact details. (June 2013)
MCA File Homemaker Health Grill
Kmart is recalling Homemaker Health Grills (Model No. LW-281, APN: 9300805655995) sold between July 2010 and May 2013 because of a potential electric shock hazard. Stop use immediately and return the grill to any Kmart store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information and Kmart’s contact details. (June 2013)
MCA File Prorack Fitting Kits for Prorack and Whispbar Roof Racks
Hubco Automotive is recalling five models of roof rack fitting kits designed for Audi and Mitsubishi vehicles because they can come loose and detach from the vehicle. Stop use and contact Hubco a free replacement fitting kit or refund. See recall notice for model numbers and contact details. (June 2013)
MCA File “MORETTI” Eco Panel Heaters
Arlec is recalling 2 models of Moretti Eco Panel Heaters sold through Bunnings stores. The heaters have a manufacturing fault that poses a fire hazard. Stop use immediately and return to your nearest Bunnings store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information (June 2013)
MCA File Kmart - Jackeroo AC 240v Air Pump
Kmart is recalling all Jackeroo 240 volt air pumps sold since March 2008 because of potential internal damage to the power cord which could result in a severe electric shock. Stop use immediately and return the pump to any Kmart Store for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (May 2013)
MCA File Trident and Moment Whitewater Kayaking and Rafting Helmets
WRSI is recalling 2012 Trident and Moment model helmets because the chinstrap buckle can fail, posing a head injury hazard to users. Stop use and contact the manufacturer or place of purchase to arrange for a free replacement helmet. See recall notice for more information, including contact details. (April 2012)
MCA File Samsung Top Loader Washing Machines
Samsung is recalling four of its top loader washing machine models because of a potential fire hazard. Consumers should to check the model of their washing machine and contact Samsung if they have an affected model. See recall notice for affected models and contact details for Samsung. (May 2013)
MCA File Treated Mosquito Nets (Single & Double)
Kathmandu is recalling treated mosquito nets sold on-line and instore since 15 March 2013 because the chemical treatment is too strong and has the potential to cause adverse health effects. Stop Use immediately and return the product to Kathmandu for a full refund. See recall notice for more information. (April 2013)
MCA File Veon V3 46 inch Full HD LED TV Z28
The Warehouse is recalling these Veon televisions because the front glass screen may detach and fall. This has the potential to cause injury. Consumers are advised to stop use and return the television to any Warehouse store for a full refund. See recall notice for further information and contact details. (April 2013)
MCA File Bravo 3-Way Camping Fridge 60 Litre (Model XC-60G)
The Warehouse is recalling Bravo Camping fridges sold between 1 November 2010 and 30 April 2011 because of a carbon monoxide hazard. Consumers are advised to stop use immediately and return the fridge to any Warehouse store for a full refund. See recall notice for further information and contact details. (April 2013)
MCA File Transforma Ladders (models TRL24 & TRL35)
The ladders do not fully comply with the mandatory safety standard for ladders. Brand Developers Ltd has down-rated these ladders from the advertised 180kg to 120kg and is issuing revised instructions for their safe use. Owners are advised to contact Brand Developers by calling 0800 008 666. (April 2013)
MCA File Bugaboo Cameleon3 Stroller Carry Handles
Bugaboo has issued a recall for the carry handle on Cameleon3 strollers because they can break and detach posing a fall hazard. Remove the carry handle and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement. See recall notice for further information and contact details. (April 2013)