Kmart urgently recalls popular item

 

Kmart has recalled a popular Christmas decoration over fears it could pose a risk to native flora and fauns in Australia and New Zealand.

The major retailer pulled its Half Wicker Wreath with Berries from shelves both in-store and online following the biosecurity risk.

The product, which features foliage and berries, has been available in Kmart stores from September 26 to December 7, 2020 and customers who bought the decoration have been urged to stop using it, amid fears it might contain unwanted organisms that could affect plants native to Australia and New Zealand.

 

Kmart recalls Half Wicker Wreath with Berries item. Picture: Supplied
Kmart recalls Half Wicker Wreath with Berries item. Picture: Supplied

Shoppers have been told to return it to stores "immediately" for a full refund.

"The treatment given to this product has been determined to have been ineffective and it may contain unwanted organisms that could affect plants native to the country," the Product Recalls website said.

the item is no longer available amid fears it could pose a risk to native flora and fauns in Australia and New Zealand. Picture: Kmart
the item is no longer available amid fears it could pose a risk to native flora and fauns in Australia and New Zealand. Picture: Kmart

"The product could potentially pose a risk to native flora.

"Customers should cease using their product immediately and return the product to any Kmart store for a full refund."

For more information, customers have been asked to call Kmart's customer service centre on 1800 124 125 or visit its website.

 

Originally published as Kmart urgently recalls popular item



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