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Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled
Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Kadac, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Hyland’s Baby teething tablets and Hyland’s Baby nighttime teething tablets. Hyland’s homoeopathic teething tablets are complementary medicines marketed to provide temporary relief ... Read More »

Polaris quad bikes to be recalled due to asbestos risk
Polaris quad bikes to be recalled due to asbestos risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian quad bike supplier Polaris has notified the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of a recall of 12 models in its ‘youth’ range of quad bikes due to the presence of asbestos in component parts. Polaris conducted recent testing in ... Read More »

Hyland’s Baby homeopathic teething tablets
Hyland’s Baby homeopathic teething tablets (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Kadac, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Hyland’s Baby teething tablets and Hyland’s Baby nighttime teething tablets. Hyland’s Baby homeopathic teething tablets are complementary medicines marketed to provide temporary relief of ... Read More »

TGA completes review of home-use pregnancy test kits
TGA completes review of home-use pregnancy test kits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has completed a review of all human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) pregnancy self-test kits on the Australian market to ensure they meet sensitivity claims. Some devices were found not to work reliably and accurately and have either been corrected ... Read More »

Keeping kids’ soccer goals safe
Keeping kids’ soccer goals safe (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Moveable soccer goals, which are subject to a safety standard due to the risk of toppling over, have been reviewed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Small Business Minister Michael McCormack, who is responsible for consumer affairs, has ... Read More »

Homeopathic teething products
Homeopathic teething products (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The TGA has completed its testing of samples of teething gels as discussed below and has not identified any quality issues. Levels of atropine, the primary alkaloid present in belladonna, were found to be well below the cut off for ... Read More »

Warning about the use of inflatable air loungers in water
Warning about the use of inflatable air loungers in water (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Consumer Affairs Victoria is warning consumers against using inflatable air loungers in water following reports of near drownings. Inflatable air loungers are fabric tubes that are inflated to form a lounge or bed. They can be used as an alternative ... Read More »

Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter
Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Recall – risk of electric shock due to breakage Consumers and health professionals are advised that Medela Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling a detachable wall plug, which is a component of the AC power supply for certain personal use ... Read More »

Penalties of $500,000 for non-compliant children’s nightwear
Penalties of $500,000 for non-compliant children’s nightwear (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The Federal Court has ordered Ozsale Pty Ltd (Ozsale) pay penalties totalling $500,000 for supplying children’s nightwear which did not comply with the Australian mandatory safety standard. Ozsale sold over 200 non-compliant garments to Australian consumers and had over 11,000 ... Read More »

Winter is Coming- Heater Safety Warnings
Winter is Coming- Heater Safety Warnings (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said consumers should consider several cold weather safety warnings as temperatures start to drop with the onset of autumn and pay heed to recent heater recalls of dual burner butane stoves. “Winter is coming,” ... Read More »

 
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