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Woolworths Supermarkets—Homebrand Safety Matches (10 Boxes Per Pack)

PRA number: 2012/13350
Date published: 1st November 2012

Product information

Product description

10 boxes of 45 matches each

Identifying features


What are the defects?

In some instances, the head of the match may break up or give off sparks upon ignition.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, the product may fail, resulting in a possible burn injury or property damage.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st April 2012 - 1st November 2012

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Sold in Woolworths Supermarket stores nationally.


Woolworths Supermarkets

Supplier's web site


What should consumers do?

Customers are asked to immediately stop using the matches and return them to any Woolworths Supermarket for a full refund.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall Notice.pdf (753.5 KB)