After causing 5 infant fatalities overseas and nearly a hundred reported injuries from falls, strangulation or limb entrapment, the "Nap Nanny" infant recliner has been recalled in Australia.
Polo, Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf Cabriolet, Jetta, Passat, Caddy vehicles with 7-speed direct shift gearboxes manufactured between 2009 and 2012 have been recalled because they can suffer a sudden and total loss of power to the wheels.
Bob Jane Corporation is recalling its XHP brand "Razor" alloy wheels because they may fracture or split in half at speed, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control and an accident.
Potentially dangerous motorcycle helmets have been recalled after testing by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Samsung is recalling six models of top loading washing machines due to a risk of fire.
The ACCC has published a Product Safety Bulletin for businesses about how to conduct a recall successfully. This is also available in simplified Chinese.
The ACCC has negotiated recalls with two suppliers of multipurpose ladders in Australia after testing found the ladders failed to perform as they claimed.