Product recall: novelty neon lights recalled

 

Independence Studios Neon Dreams Light
(dinosaur, unicorn and rainbow cloud)

Novelty lights shaped like dinosaurs, unicorns and rainbows are the children’s items to be recalled by the ACCC. A huge number of Australian retailers have stocked these lights, find the full list below.

The Neon Dreams Lights are portable, neon-look lights that are battery or USB cord operated. There’s a concern the lights may short circuit when using the provided USB cord, posing a burn or fire hazard.

Identification: Independence Studios — Neon Dreams Light – shaped as a dinosaur, unicorn or a rainbow cloud PRA No. 2018/16544.

82042 – Dinosaur
Barcode: 838310040870
Length 30cm, height 17.5cm, width 4cm

82041 – Unicorn
Barcode: 838310040863
Length 19cm, height 25cm, width 4cm

82040 – Rainbow cloud
Barcode: 838310040856
Length 29.5cm, height 13.5cm, width 4cm

Defect: Battery pack may overheat when using USB cord.

Hazard: When using the USB cord provided, the light may short circuit, posing a burn/fire hazard.

What to do: Consumers should return the product to the store of purchase for a full refund or contact Independence Studios by phoning 1800 819 270 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

Independent studios neon light recall

Where and when was the product sold: Between 31 October 2017 – 17 January 2018 at the following retailers:

STEAMBROOK PTY LTD (T/AS SEED)
HOWARDS STORAGE WORLD – MILE END
ABODE HOMEWARES BONDI
SHOWPO (Show Pony Group Pty Ltd t/as)
WILD CARDS & GIFTS – CARINDALE
ONCEIT LIMITED – AUCKLAND
NEXTRA MARKETOWN – NEWCASTLE
MELON PREMIUM GIFTS
LULU DESIGN STORE
MATER PHARMACY VULTURE STREET
MIGHTY APE LIMITED – ALBANY
POWERHOUSE MUSEUM
CONFETTI – WAGGA
GOOSE – LIFESTYLE CONCEPT STORE
CTC GIFTS EASTLAND
DYMOCKS MELBOURNE
SPOILT GIFT AND HOMEWARES WAREHOUSE
WILD CARDS & GIFTS- WAURN PONDS GEELONG
BED BATH ‘N’ TABLE – THE WORKS
NEXTRA BRIGHTON
A TRIP TO THE MOON
BOOKFACE – PORT MACQUARIE
ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
HAWKES GENERAL STORE ORANGE
PEARSALL PHARMACY
READINGS BOOKS AND MUSIC
INVITEME RETAIL
KIDZONE
LIVELIFE PHARMACY CANNONVALE
TOY KINGDOM LISMORE
ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS WOOLLOONGABBA
COMING UP ROSES
GIFTS GREETINGS PTE LTD
FRECKLES FOR KIDS – AVALON
GAMES & THINGS – MIRANDA
ENCHANTED YEARS
FAB GIFTS & CARDS – BALGOWLAH
FAB GIFTS & CARDS – WARRIEWOOD
LITTLE FRANKIE FOX
KOSAN P/L – SYDNEY
LARK STORE PTY LTD
JUNIOR REPUBLIC –
RED ROCKET TOY STORE ROSE BAY
QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY
NEXTRA GRAND CENTRAL – TOOWOOMBA
CASH SALES – AUSTRALIA
CHERUB CARDS + GIFTS – BALLARAT
CHEZ JARDIN CHIC – SOUTH YARRA
BINDOON PHARMACY
BLACKBURN NORTH CHEMMART PHARMACY
BOOKFACE – ERINA
COLLECTIVE
COLOUR ME CRAZY – PROSERPINE
ACORN NURSERY AND OAKS CAFE
ALBANY CREEK POST OFFICE
BED BATH N’ TABLE ORANGE
BEELINE FLORIST – ESPERANCE
BED BATH N’ TABLE – ESSENDON
BED BATH N’ TABLE – HOBART
BED BATH N’ TABLE – HOMEBUSH
BED BATH N’ TABLE – ST IVES
BED BATH N’ TABLE – TAMWORTH
DIABOLIK BOOKS AND RECORDS
DOLLAR MARSHALL PTY LTD
GECKO INTERIORS – TOWNSVILLE
CRACKERJACK TOYS NELSON
GIFTS FOR YOU CARINDALE
HIGHLAND HOMEWARES EMERALD
INFINITY LOGANHOLME PHARMACY
INSPIRED AUCKLAND
HOME & GIVING AT GREENWOOD – NORTH SYDNEY
HOMING INSTINCT MOONEE PONDS
HOMING INSTINCTS HAWTHORN
HOMING INSTINCTS MALVERN
PINK POPPIES
OVER THE RAINBOW UNDER THE SEA
RUBY SIX LTD
SCOOTKIDS PTY LTD – MOSMAN
ROSIES CLOSET – THE JUNCTION
PRESENTZ LIMITED – AUCKLAND
K AND K CREATIVE TOYS PTY LTD ENNOGGERA
GODDESS NOOSA HEADS
KIDS REPUBLIC TGA LIMITED
LETHAL INDUSTRIES T/A BESERK CLOTHING
LITTLE WHIMSY
LOFT 469 – ELSTERNWICK (SHRAMPTON PTY LTD)
LITTLE ENTOURAGE PTY LTD – HORSLEY PARK
METRO NEWS
NEWCASTLE MUSEUM
MR GOODTIMES
MULLUM INSTYLE LIVING
MURGON SOUL PATTINSON
URBAN GROOVE BURLEIGH HEADS
THE PICKLED FAIRY
THESUPERCOOL PTY LTD
SMOKEMART – NORWOOD
THE CENTRAL
WONDER ROOM LIMITED
WORK HOME PLAY – MANDALONG
ZUDIS RETAIL GROUP PTY LTD
VILLAGE IDIOM
VINTAGE LOVE
WILD CARDS AND GIFTS – CHERMSIDE
WILLOW FIELDS SHOPPE – GEMBROOK
TRANSIT NEWS MELBOURNE
THE MUSEUM OF OLD AND NEW ART SHOP
TANNUM SANDS PHARMACY
TERRACE EMPORIUM – KATHERINE
SOUTH SOUL LIMITED – PORTAL PICTON
THE PIP.ILEPSY FOUNDATION – PROMO
NEWSXPRESS KNOX CITY
MITCHAM SQUARE NEWSAGENCY
MOSS VALE COMMUNITY PHARMACY
LORNE BEACH BOOKS
LITTLE CASA P/L – COBURG NORTH
KOSCIUSZKO THREDBO PTY LTD – PROMO
KIRKWOOD NEWSAGENCY
KARUMBA PHARMACY
JASMINE KIDS OUTFITS
NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECH CENTRE QUESTACON
PRESENTS OF MIND – BROOKSIDE
ROYAL CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
SEW AND TELL – BERRY
SISTER KATE MARKETING – PROMO
RUBY TUESDAY GIFTS & ACCESSORIES
RAMSAY PHARMACY ELERMORE VALE
OTAGO MUSEUM TRUST BOARD
PAPER PLUS – CROMWELL
NEXTRA MT PLEASANT
NEWSXPRESS WHITTLESEA
NEXTRA – KOTARA
HOMEBASICS GLENELG
HOMEBASICS TORRENS PARK
HUMPHREYS NEWSAGENCY PTY LTD – MANLY
HIGHTON AMCAL PHARMACY
HOLY SHEET! CANBERRA
HIBBLES PETER HIBBLE PHARMACY
GODDESS BY THE SEA – ETTALONG BEACH
GUMNUT GIFTS & HOMEWARES – COBAR
H & J SMITH – INVERCARGILL
GIBSONS ESPRESSO BAR & HOMEWARES
GALERIE DESIGN STORE – EASTGARDENS
EMPIRE LINE – DAYLESFORD
DULWICH HILL LPO
DELIGHTFUL RAINGLOW
AMAZEN – CALOUNDRA
AUSTRALIA POST PADBURY LPO
BABY BOUTIQUE
BABYLICIOUS
CABOODLE OF ORANGE GIFTS – ORANGE
CANELAND NEXTRA NEWSAGENCY
CHIPPINDALL NEWSAGENCY BUNDABERG
JUNIOR – PALMERSTON NORTH
BAMBINI LTD
AMBYANCE DESIGN
BERKELOUW – CRONULLA
BILOELA DISCOUNT CHEMIST
CLAREMONT LUCKY LOTTO
ATRIUM PLAZA PHARMACY
COOL THINGS.COM.AU – LAUNCESTON TAS
FOUND GIFTS & HOMEWARES LANE COVE
INDEPENDENCE STUDIOS P/L
MOUNTAIN BLUE GIFTS – GLENBROOK
MAMA’S HOME – WINDSOR
NEWSXPRESS NARACOORTE
NARROMINE PHARMACY
NEXTRA – TOP RYDE CITY
NEXT CHAPTER HOME – HORNSBY
NOVITA GIFTS – ALICE SPRINGS
PAPER PLUS – MASTERTON
PACKAGING DIRECT & PARTY SUPPLIES EMPORIUM
TOBES AND CRETE – BANGALOW
VICTOR SCOT ASCOT
TOYRIFFIC TOYZ – LOXTON
SPOON AND FORK – CROYDON
WHATS NEW – FOUNTAIN GATE

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