2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone recall

Here’s what to do if you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone and our advice on your rights.

Takata airbag recall

See here for information about the Takata airbag recall, including a list of car manufacturers that have affected models.

If you own a Japanese used import, check if it is included amongst the list of affected Japanese domestic market makes and models.

For the latest vehicle recalls, visit recalls.govt.nz. You can also search NZTA’s Safety Recalls Database to check if your vehicle has been recalled.

December

  • Trek Farley bicycles and framesets 06 Dec 2016
    Trek Bicycle Corp has recalled some of its bicycles and framesets. The fork can separate from the steer tube which could cause you to lose control of the bicycle and fall.
  • Fox mountain bike shock absorbers 05 Dec 2016
    Blue Shark has recalled its Fox Float X2 mountain bike shock absorbers. The outer sleeve on rear shock absorbers can rupture and come into contact with other bicycle parts or the rider. This could cause a fall or injury.
  • New World Rototuna sausages 05 Dec 2016
    New World Rototuna has recalled specific batches of its Rototuna Delight Pure Beef Sausages because the product may contain pieces of soft plastic packaging.

November

  • Kia Ora Seafoods oysters 28 Nov 2016
    Kia Ora Seafoods has recalled a specific batch of its half-shell Pacific oysters because it contains an elevated level of E.coli.
  • Battery packs in Toshiba laptops 24 Nov 2016
    Toshiba has expanded its January 2016 recall of Panasonic battery packs that come with some of its laptops. The affected battery packs could overheat and cause a burn or fire.
  • Instant Hot Water Kettle 24 Nov 2016
    Innovations Direct has recalled its Instant Hot Water Kettle. A safety fault may result in a fire.
  • AEG 58V chainsaw 22 Nov 2016
    Techtronic Industries has recalled its AEG 58V chainsaws. If the chainsaw becomes jammed and you try to release it by cycling the ignition trigger, the chainsaw may fail, smoke or catch fire.
  • Kambrook microwave oven 22 Nov 2016
    Kambrook has recalled some of its KMO400 Essentials 30L microwave ovens. A potential component failure may lead to a fire.
  • CarbaTec router table 18 Nov 2016
    CarbaTec has recalled its RT-660 Router Table. The Phase and Neutral wires on a switch unit may be swapped. This does not comply with NZ standards.
  • EziBuy Poppy desk lamp 04 Nov 2016
    EziBuy has recalled its Poppy desk lamp. A loose connection in the switch could create a fire risk.
  • PetSafe and SportDog plug adapter 03 Nov 2016
    Radio Systems Australia has recalled its detachable AC plug adapter insert sold with PetSafe and SportDOG products. The enclosure of some plug inserts may break apart while being unplugged from a power socket. This could expose live parts and cause an electric shock.
  • Dome light fixture from ECC 02 Nov 2016
    ECC has recalled its Flos Skygarden halogen pendant light fixtures. The dome on the light fixture could fall off and injure you.
  • EcoSalt™ salt water chlorinators 01 Nov 2016
    Davey Water Products has recalled its EcoSalt™ salt water chlorinators. If the cell cracks or bursts, plastic fragments could be ejected and injure bystanders.
  • Halloween cups from Countdown 01 Nov 2016
    Countdown has recalled its Halloween flashing tumbler cups. Young children could access the button batteries because the battery cover can be opened without the use of a tool. Button batteries can cause serious injuries and be fatal if swallowed by young children.

October

  • Swing sets from The Warehouse 28 Oct 2016
    The Warehouse has recalled its Active Intent 2-in-1 and 4-in-1 swing sets. The chain connecting the swing seat to the frame could detach and cause serious injury.
  • Smiggle water bottle 26 Oct 2016
    Smiggle has recalled its Spritz water bottle. If the water bottle is full and dropped onto its spout, the plastic nozzle inside the spout may break. This can pose a choking hazard.
  • Car seat from Top Deal Store 21 Oct 2016
    Top Deal Store has recalled its Royal & Well booster seats. The seats do not comply with the Land Transport Act and cannot be used legally.
  • Halloween wands from Countdown 20 Oct 2016
    Countdown has recalled its Halloween ghost and pumpkin LED spinning wands. The wands may crack open if dropped and expose the button batteries. Button batteries can seriously injure young children if swallowed.
  • Delmaine Chicken Chowder 17 Oct 2016
    Delmaine Fine Foods Ltd has recalled a specific batch of its Delmaine Chicken Chowder. The batch contains undeclared fish and crustacea which some people may be allergic to.
  • Specialized bike frames 14 Oct 2016
    Specialized has recalled its MY16 Venge ViAS bicycle frames. The rear wheel has reportedly come out of the rear dropouts, which can cause fractures in the rear triangle. This could cause the rider to lose control and fall.
  • Hydor portable air blower 14 Oct 2016
    Hydor 300mm HPA portable air blowers have been recalled. A short circuit may cause the metal plate to become live. This could lead to an electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Swiss Mobility travel adapter 12 Oct 2016
    The Swiss Mobility universal travel adapter with dual USB ports has been recalled because it does not comply with the required safety standard. It does not have an earth pin which could lead to an electric shock.
  • ECCO rechargeable work lamps 10 Oct 2016
    Hazard Systems has recalled its ECCO rechargeable LED work/utility lamps because they may overheat and pose a fire risk.
  • Animal-themed baby bath robe 10 Oct 2016
    Groupon has recalled its animal-themed baby bath robe with hood because it does not carry the required fire hazard labels. Consumers may be unaware of the fire danger rating for these products.
  • Lenny Lamb baby carrier 10 Oct 2016
    Lenny Lamb has recalled some of its Buckle Onbu baby carriers. The carriers are missing internal stitching and may come apart. This could cause your child to fall from the carrier.
  • Kmart spiral vegetable cutter 06 Oct 2016
    Kmart has recalled its spiral vegetable cutter because the blade may break during use. The blade pieces could get mixed with food and pose a cutting hazard if ingested.
  • Three Bosch dual-fuel ovens 04 Oct 2016
    Bosch has recalled three of its 60cm freestanding gas/electric dual-fuel ovens. If the adapter between the gas supply and the oven cracks, gas could leak and may cause an explosion.
  • Te Kouma Bay half shell oysters 04 Oct 2016
    Kia Ora Seafoods has recalled specific batches of its Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters because the batches have elevated levels of E.coli.

September

  • Masport mowers with MSV blades 21 Sep 2016
    Masport has recalled some of its lawnmowers fitted with the MSV® blade disc cutting system. If the disc blade system is damaged or incorrectly maintained, it can become imbalanced and create excessive vibration. This can cause the blade disc to crack and detach from the engine, causing injury.
  • Zoggs swim jackets 21 Sep 2016
    Some Zoggs swim jackets have the warning information printed on the inside of the jacket instead of the back.
  • Makita dustless circular saw 20 Sep 2016
    Makita has recalled its 5057KB 185mm dustless circular saw. When the saw base is adjusted to approximately 45° tilt, the blade cover does not fully open. If it is forced open the blade cover could get stuck in its open position.
  • Country Road boys’ sweatshirt 20 Sep 2016
    Country Road has recalled its indigo elephant crew sweatshirt for boys. Snaps could detach from the tops and pose a choking hazard to young children.
  • Mamas & Papas stroller 14 Sep 2016
    Mamas & Papas has recalled its Armadillo Flip XT stroller. When in the parent-facing position, a latch may slip and cause the seatback to tip backwards. If the safety harness is not used or is used incorrectly, your child could fall out of the stroller and be injured.
  • GlucaGen® HypoKit 13 Sep 2016
    Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Ltd has recalled two batches of its GlucaGen® HypoKit. During use, some needles may detach from the supplied pre-filled syringe.
  • DBI-SALA Lad-Saf™ sleeve 13 Sep 2016
    Capital Safety has recalled its DBI-SALA Lad-Saf™ sleeves as potential misuse may cause the user to fall.
  • The 123 Mart pyjama pants 09 Sep 2016
    The 123 Mart has recalled its pyjama pants. The pants fail to meet mandatory product safety standards as they do not have any fire labelling.
  • Dualit 1.5L polished jug kettle 08 Sep 2016
    Award Appliances has recalled its Dualit 1.5L polished jug kettle with black trim as the plastic viewing windows may shatter. Shattered pieces may pass through the filter and into food or beverages that are consumed.
  • 2600 mAh powerbank 08 Sep 2016
    Webbuilders has recalled its 2600 mAh powerbank. The battery can fall out if the powerbank is dropped. As there are no markings on the battery, it may be re-installed incorrectly. This can lead to overheating and pose a fire risk.
  • Moguchon Canned Retort Ham 07 Sep 2016
    Ottogi NZ Ltd has recalled its Moguchon brand Canned Retort Ham as it contains undeclared milk and soy.
  • Five toys from The 123 Mart 06 Sep 2016
    Some toys sold at The 123 Mart, Dollar Store 123 and Maxout stores have been recalled. The toys contain small parts and pose a choking hazard to young children.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 03 Sep 2016
    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are being recalled around the world, including New Zealand, because of an issue with the battery. Some phones have reportedly caught fire while charging.
  • Mermaid doll 02 Sep 2016
    Avalon International Ltd has recalled its mermaid doll. Small parts could pose a choking hazard to children under three years of age.
  • Medela breast pump wall plug 02 Sep 2016
    Fisher & Paykel has recalled its detachable wall plugs for AC power adapters supplied with some Medela breast pumps. A version of the wall plug could split and expose a live wire which could shock you.

August

  • Green Smoke wall adapter 22 Aug 2016
    Green Smoke has recalled its AC/DC wall adapter. If the adapter’s plastic housing breaks, the wiring may be exposed and could shock you.
  • Filtron and Wix diesel fuel filters 22 Aug 2016
    MANN+HUMMEL has recalled some of its Filtron and Wix diesel fuel filters. A manufacturing fault may result in a diesel leak which could pose a fire hazard.
  • Mercury Diesel DTS engines 16 Aug 2016
    Mercury Marine has recalled some of its Mercury Diesel sterndrive engines equipped with digital throttle and shift (DTS). A sensor failure could cause the engine to shift into forward gear during the start process, even though the remote control handle is in the neutral position. This could cause an accident.
  • Bella Buttercup play bar toys 16 Aug 2016
    Bella Buttercup has recalled two of its play bar toys. The toys could break if the ribbon snaps, causing the beads and bell to come loose. These small parts could pose a choking hazard.
  • Starbucks stainless steel straws 10 Aug 2016
    Starbucks stainless steel straws are rigid and can injure you if used during activity. Children have been injured when using the straws while running or jumping.
  • Musical Knives Food Smoked Chicken Pasta 1 Aug 2016
    MKA Enterprises Ltd has recalled its Musical Knives Food Smoked Chicken Pasta as it contains undeclared soy.

July

  • Prime Smoke salmon 29 Jul 2016
    Prime Foods NZ Ltd has recalled specific batches of its Prime Smoke salmon products as they contain listeria.
  • Woongjin Morning Rice Drink 29 Jul 2016
    Morning Rice Drink made by Woongjin Foods Co. Ltd has been recalled because it contains milk but doesn’t declare it on the label.
  • Cannondale 2010-2012 bicycles 27 Jul 2016
    Cannondale has recalled some of its 2010-2012 Bad Boy and Bad Girl bicycles. Some bicycles have developed cracks where the axle meets the fork leg. This can result in the axle separating from the fork leg which could cause an accident.
  • Ashton guitar amplifier 27 Jul 2016
    MusicWorks has recalled its Ashton GPA10 guitar amplifier. Faulty wiring could cause the primary fuse to blow and there is a chance of an electric shock if the amplifier has been modified.
  • Country Road pom pom socks 27 Jul 2016
    Country Road has recalled its infant pom pom socks. The pom poms could come loose and pose a choking hazard.
  • Supercheap Auto trolley jack 27 Jul 2016
    Supercheap Auto has recalled its 1200kg trolley jack. The trolley jacks may not comply with the required Australian/New Zealand standard for trolley jack durability. Vehicles supported by an unsafe or inappropriately-used trolley jack can fall onto a person, causing injury or death.
  • Denon HEOS 1 Go Pack battery 27 Jul 2016
    Denon has recalled its HEOS 1 Go Pack rechargeable battery. The battery cells in the battery pack may combust and cause a fire.
  • Jazslings dummy and pacifier clips 19 Jul 2016
    Jazslings has recalled its dummy clips. Small parts may come loose and pose a choking hazard. The products also exceed the required length of Australian standards for dummy chains.
  • Aqua Lung scuba diving inflators 12 Jul 2016
    Aqua Lung has recalled some of its Powerline Inflators. The devices may keep inflating after the button is released during a dive. This could cause the diver to ascend too quickly which can result in serious injury.
  • Throw 'N' Catch Net 12 Jul 2016
    Teacher Direct has recalled its Throw 'N' Catch Net. The product may suddenly close and trap you, causing injury.
  • Smiggle Yoyo Loco yoyos 5 Jul 2016
    Smiggle has recalled its Yoyo Loco Crazy Lights and Sounds yoyos. If the yoyo is dropped or hits an object, the button batteries could come out. Children may suffer severe injuries if the batteries are swallowed.
  • Danny’s Filled Pita Breads 5 Jul 2016
    Pita Bread Ltd has recalled its Danny’s Filled Pita Bread products as they contain undeclared soy.
  • 2 Thule bike carriers 5 Jul 2016
    Thule has recalled two of its Sprint bike carriers. A defect in the clamping mechanism could cause your bike to come loose from your vehicle.

June

  • Arlec Handheld Worklights 27 Jun 2016
    Arlec has recalled its WLED15 Rechargeable Handheld Worklights. Some materials used in the worklight do not comply with Australian/New Zealand standard flammability requirements. If the worklight overheats, it could burn you or cause a fire.
  • Goldair Bathroom Heaters 27 Jun 2016
    Goldair has recalled a specific batch of its GBH400 Bathroom Heaters as they could cause a fire.
  • ECHO Top Handle Chainsaws 24 Jun 2016
    Allpower Industries has recalled its ECHO CS2510 TES Top Handle Chainsaws. A build-up of dust and debris around the engine may pose a potential fire or burns hazard.
  • Camalot climbing devices 21 Jun 2016
    Southern Approach has recalled its Camalot and Camalot Ultralight spring-loaded camming devices. Some devices may not be assembled properly and could come apart during use.
  • HP notebook PC batteries 21 Jun 2016
    HP have recalled some of its laptop batteries. The batteries may overheat and could cause a fire or burn you.
  • Syncros bicycle seatpost 15 Jun 2016
    Sheppard Cycles Australia has recalled its Syncros FL1.0 seatpost. The seatpost may break and cause the rider to fall.
  • 2 STIHL hedge trimmers 14 Jun 2016
    STIHL Limited have recalled two of its cordless hedge trimmers. A malfunction of the electronics could cause the machine to start when only one trigger switch is pressed.
  • Hard Yakka safety boots 10 Jun 2016
    Workwear Group have recalled its Hard Yakka Hero Boots as the toe caps may not pass the required impact tests. If a heavy item falls on the boots, the toe caps may not protect your feet properly.
  • 4 flavours of ROAR Kale chips 10 Jun 2016
    Nom Nom Nosh Ltd have recalled its ROAR brand Kale chips as the products may contain E. coli.
  • Eta Chocolate Raisins 07 Jun 2016
    Griffin’s Foods Ltd has recalled a specific batch of its Eta brand Chocolate Raisins, as the product may contain chocolate-coated peanuts.

May

  • Brayco dining chairs 31 May 2016
    Brayco Ltd has recalled its TCH Replica Tolix Dining Chairs. The tapering of the inside bottom of the chair legs could trap or cut you.
  • Ultimate Charging Kit 31 May 2016
    Books & Gifts Direct has recalled its Power Charge Ultimate Charging Kit. The white 2-pin USB power supply included in the kit does not comply with New Zealand electrical safety standards and could give you an electric shock.
  • TwinGo Original child carriers 30 May 2016
    TwinGo has recalled its Original child carriers. The waist buckle can break and could cause a child to fall.
  • Claridges Botanicals tea products 24 May 2016
    Fieldfresh NZ Ltd has recalled specific batches of its Claridges Botanicals brand Green Tea and Houjicha Tea Leaves as these products may contain salmonella.
  • BRP Can-Am Commander vehicles 18 May 2016
    Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) has recalled its Can-Am Commander side-by-side vehicles equipped with Dynamic Power Steering. If the coupling splines on the steering rack strip, you could lose steering control.
  • Red all-terrain vehicle helmets 17 May 2016
    Styx Mill have recalled its red all-terrain vehicle (ATV) helmets. Due to a manufacturing error the helmets do not meet the NZS 8600 standard and may not offer you the required level of protection.
  • Specialized Flux & Stix bike lights 16 May 2016
    Specialized Bicycles NZ has recalled its Flux and Stix bicycle headlights and tail lights. The lights can overheat and pose a fire and burn hazard.
  • Two brands of butane stoves 11 May 2016
    Supercheap Auto has recalled its Campmaster and Wildcountry dual burner butane stoves. Certain components such as the O-rings and control knobs can fail, which could cause a gas leak or fire.
  • Supercheap Auto vehicle stands 11 May 2016
    Supercheap Auto has recalled its 1200kg Pin & Screw Type Safety Stands. Users could be crushed as the vehicle support stands do not comply with the required AS/NZS 2538:2004 standard.
  • Freedom dining chair 11 May 2016
    Freedom has recalled its Utility Dining Chair. The tapering of the inside bottom of the chair legs could trap or cut you.
  • AquaFresh Smoked Mussels 09 May 2016
    AquaFresh Products Limited has recalled a specific batch of their AquaFresh Smoked Mussels because it may contain listeria.
  • Bundaberg Ginger Beer 09 May 2016
    Bundaberg has recalled their Ginger Beer. The bottle cap can pop off and hit you or a bystander.
  • Ryobi and Homelite line trimmers and brushcutters 06 May 2016
    Ryobi and Homelite petrol line trimmers, brushcutters and brushcutter blades have been recalled. The blade may detach and injure users or bystanders.
  • Kmart 6-volt Mini Quad Bike 05 May 2016
    Kmart has recalled their 6-volt Mini Quad Bike. The charger could give you an electric shock.
  • New World Thorndon bread 05 May 2016
    New World Thorndon is recalling a batch of baked-in-store ciabatta loaves and rolls because it may contain plastic fragments.
  • Two Early Settler chairs 02 May 2016
    Early Settler Saxon and Salvage chairs have been recalled. The tapering of the inside bottom of the chair legs could trap or cut your toes and fingers.

April

  • Jolly Jumper cradle 29 Apr 2016
    Jolly Jumper have recalled their Moses Basket Stand. The assembly of the stand is not strong enough and may break down when being moved across the floor.
  • Ahia freshly smoked fish 27 Apr 2016
    Ngati Porou Fisheries Ltd is recalling its Ahia brand freshly smoked fish products as they may contain listeria.
  • CompuTrainer Blue Flywheels 26 Apr 2016
    RacerMate Inc. is recalling all CompuTrainer Blue Flywheels, supplied with CompuTrainer stationary bikes. The flywheel can shatter while in use and throw pieces of metal.
  • Homemaker 20cm Round Fans 21 Apr 2016
    Kmart have recalled their Homemaker 20cm Round Fans (green). The fan switch can become live and give you an electric shock.
  • Smeg built-in BBQ 14 Apr 2016
    Smeg have recalled their built-in barbecue. One of the gas feeder pipes may corrode and gas could leak out.
  • Delmark Baby Spinach 13 Apr 2016
    Southern Fresh Foods Ltd is recalling their Delmark Baby Spinach packs after the product has tested positive for listeria.
  • Phil & Teds Dash v5 stroller 12 Apr 2016
    Phil & Teds have recalled their Dash v5 stroller. A hinge on the frame can loosen and may pinch users.
  • SRAM & ZIPP 88 bicycle hubs 08 Apr 2016
    SRAM and ZIPP have recalled some of their aluminium bicycle hubs. The front hub flanges can fail and could cause a crash.
  • Kmart metal chairs 08 Apr 2016
    Kmart has recalled some of their metal chairs. The tapering of the inside bottom of the chair legs could trap or cut you. Other news sites have reported children’s toes getting caught in the legs and cut.
  • RECARO children's car seats 05 Apr 2016
    RECARO have recalled their ProRIDE and Performance RIDE children's car seats. In a crash when the car seat is used in a forward-facing position, the tether area could crack and the tether anchorage may detach from the child restraint.
  • PC Locs iQ 10 Charging Station 05 Apr 2016
    PC Locs have recalled their iQ 10 Charging Stations. A potential fault with some USB charging hubs may cause an electric shock.
  • Disney choc chip cookies 04 Apr 2016
    Redwood Pacific Limited is recalling Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies and Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies (150g). The cookies contain milk which has not been declared as an allergen.

March

  • Delmaine Pitted Cherries 24 Mar 2016
    Delmaine Fine Foods Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its Pitted Cherries as the product may contain glass.
  • Two types of tumble dryers 23 Mar 2016
    Arisit Pty Ltd have recalled Ariston and Indesit tumble dryers. Lint may collect around the rear drum seal of affected dryers and fall near the dryer heater. This could result in the lint catching fire.
  • L’Authentique terrine & rillettes 11 Mar 2016
    Charcuterie du Pacifique Sud Limited is recalling specific batches of its L’Authentique brand terrines and rillettes. The products may contain Listeria.
  • Britax B-Safe 35 car seats 11 Mar 2016
    Britax Childcare (NZ) Ltd have recalled Britax B-Safe 35 infant car seats. Cracks can develop in and around the carry handle grip which could lead to it breaking.
  • Garden of Life Raw Meal 11 Mar 2016
    Garden of Life brand Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Replacements imported from the United States are being recalled by the New Zealand importers as these products may contain Salmonella.
  • Evergreen manuka honey 10 Mar 2016
    Evergreen Life Ltd is recalling certain manuka honey products. There is information to suggest non-approved substances, dihydroxyacetone and methylglyoxal, may have been used during the processing of the honey.
  • Toshi children’s sunhats 10 Mar 2016
    Toshi children’s sunhats have been recalled because if the clear plastic toggles break, they could pose a choking hazard.
  • Babyco Florida Cots 10 Mar 2016
    Babyco Florida Cots have been recalled because they were supplied with incorrect signage and instructions. This may lead to misuse and pose a hazard to infants and children.
  • Sony Vaio battery packs 07 Mar 2016
    Sony is recalling some battery packs used in VAIO E Series personal computers (PC). A manufacturing issue means the batteries may overheat and burn.
  • Hair dryers from Kmart 04 Mar 2016
    Kmart is recalling three Beautycare Co. hair dryers because the cord can crack and expose live parts. This poses risk of burn and electric shock.
  • Rewa instant milk powder 04 Mar 2016
    Rewa Instant Full Cream Milk Powder is being recalled because it contains undeclared soy, which some people are allergic to.
  • Buzzy Bee pull-along toys 03 Mar 2016
    Between 3000 and 4000 of the iconic pull-along toys are being recalled because the back wheel can come loose and pose a choking risk.
  • Signature Range ice cream 02 Mar 2016
    Progressive Enterprises Ltd is recalling a batch of its Signature Range Chocolate Ice Cream because it may contain hard plastic.

February

  • 2 Viking Gas Range ovens 24 Feb 2016
    Applico Limited is recalling 2 models of Viking Gas Range ovens. Affected ovens can turn on by themselves and could burn you.
  • Panasonic Toughbook CF-S10 laptop batteries 24 Feb 2016
    Panasonic is recalling the batteries supplied with Toughbook CF-S10 series laptops. Due to a manufacturing condition, the batteries can overheat and could burn you or catch fire.
  • Toyota RAV4 vehicles 19 Feb 2016
    Toyota New Zealand has announced a recall for 9436 RAV4 models due to a possible safety fault involving the shape of the rear seat cushion frame.
  • Mako table saw 250mm 17 Feb 2016
    The Warehouse is recalling all Mako 250mm table saws sold from November 2015 to January 2016. The blade may hit the dust collector and cause parts to fly out.
  • Apple USB-C charge cable 16 Feb 2016
    Some Apple USB-C charge cables that were included with MacBook computers may fail due to a design issue. Your MacBook may not charge properly when it’s connected to a power adapter with an affected cable.
  • Battery packs in Toshiba laptops 15 Feb 2016
    Toshiba is recalling the Panasonic battery packs that come with some of its laptops. The affected battery packs could overheat and cause a burn or fire.
  • Peter Rabbit baby rattle 10 Feb 2016
    If the rattle comes into contact with water or is subjected to pressure, the seams on the rattle may open and release small round beads. This poses a choking hazard for small children.
  • Companion Brands Portable Camping Butane Heater 10 Feb 2016
    Gladiator Sports is recalling the Companion Brands Portable Camping Butane Heater as users may be at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Naked Vapour AC USB adapter 10 Feb 2016
    Some AC adapters that were sold in e-cigarette starter kits and individually by Naked Vapour have a manufacturing fault. The live and neutral terminals were reversed so there is a risk of electric shock.
  • Bosch PSS Series Orbital Sanders 10 Feb 2016
    A defect in the ventilation wheel could cause the device housing to break. Small parts could be ejected and live parts exposed, potentially causing injury or life-threatening electric shock.
  • Alpine PDR Series amplifiers 10 Feb 2016
    Some Alpine PDR Series Amplifiers are being recalled as they don't have enough insulation and could overheat and cause a fire.
  • The 123 Mart toys 10 Feb 2016
    Some toys sold at The 123 Mart, Dollar Store 123 and Maxout stores have been recalled. They fail to meet the mandatory product safety standards for toys because they can release small parts, posing choking risk.
  • Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboards 02 Feb 2016
    BRP is recalling Evinrude E-TEC G2 74° V6 (3.4 L) outboard engines because the steering system may lose hydraulic fluid and result in a loss of steering control.
  • Two cots from Baby City 02 Feb 2016
    Baby City is recalling the Milano Phoenix and Baby Max/Milano Sleigh cots. The cots pose a potential snag hazard, could crack around the mattress base support and may have incomplete signage and instructions.

January

  • Apple AC wall plug adapters 29 Jan 2016
    Apple has recalled their AC wall plug adapters for Mac and certain iOS devices. Affected Apple two-prong wall plug adapters may break and create a risk of electric shock.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro power cords 27 Jan 2016
    Microsoft has recalled their AC power cords for Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Pro 2, and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 devices. Damaged cords may cause a fire or electric shock.

2015

December

  • Parmco gas hobs 15 Dec 2015
    Three models of Parmco gas hobs have been recalled because the ball bearing stop in the wok burner base may dislodge, allowing gas to escape.
  • Santa Rosa smoked chicken 11 Dec 2015
    Santa Rosa brand Manuka Smoked Chicken (1kg) may be undercooked.
  • Beehive shaved ham 09 Dec 2015
    Premier Beehive NZ Ltd are initiating a recall of Beehive Shaved Champagne Ham (200g Family Pack) because it may contain listeria.
  • Fruzio frozen berries 07 Dec 2015
    MPI has recalled Fruzio blackberries, strawberries, mixed berries and three berry mix. These recalls follow MPI’s investigation of the link between imported frozen berries and four cases of hepatitis A.
  • Two brands of coconut yoghurt 01 Dec 2015
    Alpine brand and No Udder brand coconut yoghurt contain milk but this isn’t declared on the labels.

November

  • Haier washing machines 26 Nov 2015
    Two top-loading Haier washing machines pose fire risk. The machines need to be repaired to eliminate this risk.
  • Butternut squash ravioli 23 Nov 2015
    Bertagni Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli contains almonds and cashew nuts but this isn’t declared on the labels.
  • Two fuel transfer pumps 23 Nov 2015
    The packaging claims they are suitable for use with petrol, but they aren’t. Using the pumps with petrol could cause a fire.
  • Kmart claydough decorations 23 Nov 2015
    The battery covers may not be adequately secured and children could access the button batteries.
  • Fisher & Paykel cooktops 13 Nov 2015
    These cooktops may not be earthed effectively, creating the risk of an electric shock.
  • Jumbuck 6-burner barbecue 06 Nov 2015
    The flames could reach the plastic control knobs and cause them to get very hot, posing burn risk.
  • Kmart girls’ nightwear 06 Nov 2015
    UPDATE: New products added to recall. Several types of girls’ nightwear doesn’t comply with a mandatory standard for children’s nightwear.
  • Savage Arms B.MAG rifle 06 Nov 2015
    The bolt may catch the safety button and switch it to the “fire” position.
  • Anti-freezes & coolants 06 Nov 2015
    Havoline Xtended Life Anti-freeze/Coolant Concentrate and Caltex Extended Life Coolant Concentrate Anti-freeze don’t have child-resistant caps.
  • Nutriblend & NutriInfusion 03 Nov 2015
    An internal component of the blenders is made of unsuitable materials and could cause a fire.
  • Coconut drinks & powder 02 Nov 2015
    UPDATE: New products added to recall. Imported coconut drinks and powders contain milk products but it’s not declared on the labels.

October

  • Delmaine and Pams ravioli 21 Oct 2015
    Delmaine Beef and Tomato Ravioli and Pams Beef Ravioli may contain hard plastic.
  • Kmart Homemaker blender 16 Oct 2015
    The blender is poorly sealed and internal components are made of unsuitable materials. If liquid leaks into the blender this may cause a fire.
  • Breville Fast Slow Cooker lid gasket 16 Oct 2015
    If the lid gasket is inserted incorrectly, contrary to the instructions provided, pressure may build up and release unexpectedly.
  • Cordtech cable reels 15 Oct 2015
    Some Cordtech cable reels are being recalled because it’s possible to touch live parts through a hole where the cable exits the socket assembly.
  • Smiggle marker pens 05 Oct 2015
    The Original Spy Marker Pen and Notebook Lock Holographic with Spy Pen are being recalled because the button cell batteries may fall out.

September

  • Britax ClickTight car seats 25 Sept 2015
    The harness adjuster button may stick in the unlocked position.
  • MPI issues coconut milk warning 24 Sep 2015
    People with dairy allergies and intolerances are being warned to avoid four brands of imported coconut milk.
  • Used Toyota Voltz & Pronard 10 Sep 2015
    420 used import Voltz and Pronard models’ airbags may deploy unexpectedly. The cars were recalled in 2013 for the same reason.
  • Focus mountain bikes 04 Sep 2015
    2015 Focus Whistler 27R 5.0 mountain bikes have been recalled because the frame may break, causing the rider to fall.

August

  • Chocolate bavarian cheesecake 31 Aug 2015
    Everyday Entertainer Chocolate Bavarian Cheesecake may contain bacillus cereus, which can make people sick.
  • Kenwood Blend-X Pro 21 Aug 2015
    The BLM80 range is being recalled because the blades may break during operation. This poses a cutting and choking risk.
  • Ultrasonic Pest Repeller 21 Aug 2015
    The product does not meet electrical safety standards and may cause electric shock.
  • Packaged chicken meals 20 Aug 2015
    Four packaged chicken meals by Kaweka Food Co. and Weight Watchers have been recalled because they may contain chicken bone fragments.
  • Sheep’s milk cheese 20 Aug 2015
    Le Marche Francais has recalled a batch of Perail La Tradition brand Perail de Brebis (raw sheep’s milk cheese) because it may contain listeria and salmonella.
  • PowerGuard tablet charger 14 Aug 2015
    A problem with the Tablet Protector charger can cause electric shock.

July

June

May

April

  • Homebrand bleach 29 Apr 2015
    Small holes may develop at the bottom of the bottle. This could cause a slow leak and accidental exposure to the bleach.
  • Bluebird Snack Packs 24 Apr 2015
    The products could contain pieces of white plastic.
  • Founders 1981 Pale Ale 24 Apr 2015
    The beer may contain fine glass particles.
  • Shark Rocket 14 Apr 2015
    Another model of Shark vacuum has been recalled.
  • Bean curd products 10 Apr 2015
    Te Chang & Xin-Peng-Lai snacks may contain Dimethyl Yellow.
  • Ozito garden blower 02 Apr 2015
    The outer enclosure of the blower may become damaged, exposing sharp objects and causing shock risk.
  • Homemaker hammock 02 Apr 2015
    Kmart has recalled a hammock because its fabric may deteriorate and tear.
  • Heller fan heaters 02 Apr 2015
    The heaters do not comply with the required New Zealand safety standards.
  • Flashing Animal Ring 01 Apr 2015
    The ring could be pulled apart, exposing the batteries. Children could then swallow the batteries.
  • 3M Secure Fit Eyewear 01 Apr 2015
    If something hits the glasses, the arms could break off. This could cause an eye injury.

March

  • Blitzem Wasp Killer 18 Mar 2015
    Rust and corrosion may affect the bottom of the aerosol can, causing it to burst and shoot upwards if stored upright.
  • Two Shark vacuum models 16 Mar 2015
    A cord issue could cause a burn or shock while vacuuming.
  • Kathmandu rechargeable torch 13 Mar 2015
    An issue with the rechargeable battery can cause the USB-charging cable to heat up and melt.
  • Easy Step 4.1m ladder 13 Mar 2015
    The ladders do not meet the mandatory safety standard.
  • Two Smiggle products 13 Mar 2015
    The screw to secure the battery compartment in both products is missing.
  • Werner multi-ladders 03 Mar 2015
    The ladders do not comply with all of the requirements in the madatory safety standard.
  • Venerdi Organic Sourdough 02 Mar 2015
    Venerdi is recalling its Toast me Organic Sourdough gluten-free bread after discovering it has been contaminated with gluten.

February

  • Mercury Diesel 3.0L boat engine 27 Feb 2015
    Marine Power International has identified a situation whereby the oil supply line to the turbocharger could loosen.
  • Avalanche airbag canisters 27 Feb 2015
    Grey steel canisters filled on or before 2 December 2014 may have been contaminated during the filling process.
  • Copper Kettle sea salt potato chips 11 Feb 2015
    Bluebird Foods are recalling a batch of Copper Kettle Sea Salt 150g Potato Chips after small pieces of wood were discovered in some packs.

January

2014

December

  • Rhino Extension Ladder 17 Dec 2014
    Rhino Extension Ladder may not support the full rated weight.
  • Nice & Naturals Nutricious Balance 05 Nov 2014
    Nice & Natural is recalling their Nice & Natural Nutricious Balance nut mix after discovering one batch of the product may contain salmonella.

November

  • Performer powerboard 26 Nov 2014
    The electrical contacts of the sockets are poorly aligned and the plastic enclosure does not meet the flammability requirements of the applicable standard.
  • Panasonic CF-H2 Tablet PC Battery 26 Nov 2014
    The Panasonic CF-H2 Tablet PC Battery battery could overheat or burn.
  • Toshiba Power Cords 26 Nov 2014
    The connector on these Toshiba Laptop/Notebook power cords could overheat.
  • Inflatable Bubble Spa 25 Nov 2014
    Inadequate safety features in this inflatable bubble spa could cause fatal electric shock or fire.
  • Universal Adaptor 20 Nov 2014
    The adaptors do not comply with AS/NZ3122 standard
  • BeBops pocket nappy shells 18 Nov 2014
    The holes cut for the snaps on BeBops OSFM pocket nappy shells may be too large and can let the snaps pull loose and fall out.
  • Surelock II rubber handles 18 Nov 2014
    Aqua Lung is recalling all SureLock II rubber weight pocket handles.
  • Chevron 4 and 6-outlet power boards 7 Nov 2014
    Fire risk leads Countdown to recall two power boards.
  • Two Vege Giant products 7 Nov 2014
    Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets 300g and Whole Perfect Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Cubes 300g (No Flavour) are being recalled because they contain egg, which is not declared on the product labelling.
  • Golden Boy fish sauce 6 Nov 2014
    Neill Cropper & Company is recalling Golden Boy Fish Sauce 200ml after discovering a piece of glass in one of the bottles.

October

  • Louis Garneau aerodynamic helmet 31 Oct 2014
    Louis Garneau Sports Inc. of St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec, is voluntarily recalling approximately 11 units of the P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmet sold in New Zealand.
  • Kmart apple cutter 29 Oct 2014
    Kmart is recalling an apple cutter because the metal cutting section may separate from the plastic frame.
  • Golden Circle beetroot slices 22 Oct 2014
    Some Golden Circle canned beetroot slices 450g are being recalled because they may not contain enough liquid.
  • Candylishus Gumball Paint Cans and Candylishus Jellybean Paint Cans 14 Oct 2014
    The handles have been detaching from the sides of the containers and the metal rivets are falling in.
  • Chesdale cheese slices 250g 07 Oct 2014
    Chesdale Cheese Slices 250g (12 single slices, smoked flavour) could contain thin clear plastic.
  • Thermomix TM31 07 Oct 2014
    The sealing ring of the mixing bowl may not function properly.
  • Continental motorcycle tyres 01 Oct 2014
    Separation may occur between the tread and belt and result in air loss from the tyre. Loss of air could affect motorcycle handling and cause or contribute to an accident.
  • Macro almond spread 01 Oct 2014
    Progressive Enterprises Ltd is initiating a recall of all batches of Woolworths Macro Almond spread as the product may contain peanuts.

September

August

  • HP Notebook Power Cord 26 Aug 2014
    On August 26, 2014 HP announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program in cooperation with various government regulatory agencies, for affected AC power cords distributed worldwide.
  • Redken-branded PowerBank phone charger 26 Aug 2014
    If incorrectly used it could overheat or shatter when left charging for an extended period.
  • Kikki K Under the Sea table set 25 Aug 2014
    Table set contains a fork with tines (teeth) that can break off with pressure or when dropped.
  • Best Buy Outlet Powerboards 19 Aug 2014
    Best Buy 4 outlet powerboards with the model numbers LA025A and LA025B can cause a fire.
  • Delmaine baby gherkins 19 Aug 2014
    Delmaine Fine Foods is recalling their Baby Gherkins 670g due to the risk of glass contamination.
  • Freedom bamboo bathmat 14 Aug 2014
    Plastic feet can detach from under mat and cause a fall.
  • Nouveau 16L electronic dehumidifier 08 Aug 2014
    In a small number of the NH-DB16E models it was discovered a capacitor can overheat and surrounding plastic could possibly catch alight.
  • See-Doo Spark Personal Watercraft 08 Aug 2014
    The steering column / handlebar of the Sea-Doo Spark Personal Watercraft may have been incorrectly manufactured by the supplier and could break under rough riding conditions.
  • Plug adaptors for Phonak wireless accessories 08 Aug 2014
    The plastic cover on plug adaptors for Phonak wireless accessories can come off the adaptor and expose live parts.
  • Simx Mightylites (LED floodlights) 07 Aug 2014
    Water may enter the light fitting around the lens and, in some cases, make the body of the light electrically live.

July

  • Acorn 120 Superglide Stairlifts 30 Jul 2014
    Acorn 120 Superglide Straight Stairlifts are being recalled because a problem has been identified with a weld between the seat post and stairlift assembly.
  • Whittaker's Almond Gold Mini Slab 30 Jul 2014
    Blue plastic has been found in some of the chocolate.
  • Goldair wall-mounted fan heaters 29 Jul 2014
    Energy Safety has prohibited the use and sale of two models of Goldair-branded wall-mounted bathroom fan heaters because they have caused a number of fires.
  • Gorilla Multi Ladders 23 Jul 2014
    These ladders may not comply with the mandatory ladder safety standard.
  • Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg 21 Jul 2014
    Bones could contain string or twine, which can pose a food safety risk for dogs.
  • Actavis Amoxicillin 21 Jul 2014
    Glass fragments have been found in two bottles of Actavis Amoxicillin.
  • Moda electric hot pack 18 Jul 2014
    A component failure may make the hot packs unsafe when plugged in for pre-heating.
  • SCOTT Sportster bikes 16 Jul 2014
    The fork may break, causing the front wheel to detach and create a fall hazard to riders.

June

  • Child's table set 29 Jun 2014
    The melamine fork in the set can break when force is applied to the teeth of the fork.
  • Prohibition notice: Goldair Branded Wall-mounted Fan Heaters Models 3108 and 3109 26 June 2014
    Goldair Branded Wall-mounted Fan Heaters Models 3108 and 3109 have been prohibited by Energy Safety.
  • Wooden candle holders 19 Jun 2014
    The candle holders may catch alight as the candle burns down and cause a fire or result in burns.
  • Smiggle Whirlpool superball 19 Jun 2014
    If the ball is left unattended and exposed to direct sunlight it may create excessive heat due to a magnifying effect.
  • Yellowstone folio case 19 Jun 2014
    The rubber tip may detach from the stylus and become a choking hazard to small children.
  • Wattie's spaghetti 19 Jun 2014
    The product has a possible packaging defect which may cause the inside lid layer to fail and affect the food.
  • B-Well steam sterilisers 18 Jun 2014
    Moisture may enter the electronics or power cable and could cause a short circuit or a high leakage current.
  • Skate helmets 18 Jun 2014
    Independent tests show these helmets don’t meet mandatory safety standards.
  • Weiss heat transfer units 18 Jun 2014
    As of Friday 20 June 2014, Weiss Heat Transfer Units will be prohibited from sale and use.
  • Chia powder & smoothie mix 17 Jun 2014
    The product may contain Salmonella.
  • Basil Pesto Aioli dip 17 Jun 2014
    The label on the lid states ‘Basil Pesto Aioli Dip’ however the label on the pottle states ‘Cucumber & Mint Yoghurt Dip’.
  • Mothballs and moth flakes 04 Jun 2014
    Mothballs are being removed from sale in New Zealand because of concern about the risk of poisoning to children

May

April

  • Merida S-Presso bicycles 28 Apr 2014
    The lower steerer tube of the aluminium front fork on some models of Merida S-Presso bikes could break.
  • Jolly KidZ smart door barriers 28 Apr 2014
    The bolts on some Jolly KidZ/Protoys smart door barriers that can't be fully tightened.
  • Just Jeans and OMM junior clothing 23 Apr 2014
    Junior Girls jeans & OMM Junior Boys cargo pants & shorts recall - hazardous azo-colourants in the dye
  • Haka Bodyshock mouthguards 23 Apr 2014
    Some Bodyshock mouthguards pose a choking hazard due to an adhesive weakness
  • Kawashima Pro2000i inverter generator 23 Apr 2014
    The 12 volt battery charger outlet and the plug on its lead could be mistaken for a 240 volt outlet and plug. If plugged into a 240 volt outlet there is a serious electrical safety hazard.
  • Toyota cars 10 Apr 2014
    Toyota New Zealand has recalled a number of New Zealand vehicles as part of a global recall.
  • Evenflo carseat harness buckle 08 Apr 2014
    Some Evenflo carseats use a harness crotch buckle which may become resistant to unlatching over time.
  • Smiggle Loopz fan 08 Apr 2014
    Smiggle Loopz fan - Line 442678 - overheating could cause the batteries in this fan to leak.
  • Aprilia Caponord 1200 motorbikes 07 Apr 2014
    Some of these motorbikes have a faulty engine control part.
  • 2013 Polaris Ranger vehicles 01 Apr 2014
    The throttle cable on 2013 Polaris Ranger 500 and Ranger 500 Crew vehicles may jam.
  • Downee safety gate latches 01 Apr 2014
    The magnet may dislodge from the latch and stop the latch from locking.

March

  • Sun Country sparkling grape juice 31 Mar 2014
    Some bottles have a low level of fermentation which may cause the contents to leak or the bottle to break.
  • Dyson AM04 and AM05 heaters 18 Mar 2014
    Dyson is recalling all AM04 and AM05 heaters due to a potential safety issue.
  • Lockon towbar for the Ford Territory 14 Mar 2014
    There is a risk of damage or failure of the towbar when towing.
  • Play School egg maracas 14 Mar 2014
    If the egg-shaped maraca comes apart the small plastic or metal balls in the cavity will be released. This is a risk for small children.
  • Steelcraft baby strollers 14 Mar 2014
    A defect may cause a person's finger to become caught in the stroller hinge while the stroller is being folded.
  • Ox multipurpose ladders 12 Mar 2014
    The ladders do not comply with the mandatory safety standard because of an issue with the hinges.

February

January