BIG W has recalled a trike product, over fears it’s being used as a stroller when it is not supposed to be.
The Little Tikes 4-in-1 Trike model, sold at BIG W stores and online, has some of the features of a stroller, though it is not meant to be used as one.
The defect description reads that the product is unsafe for use as of stroller to transport children as it does not have the safety features required of a stroller under the mandatory standard Consumer product Safety Standard for Prams and Strollers.
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“If used by a customer as a stroller to transport children, the product may cause injury to a child if the product rolls in an uncontrolled manner or of the child falls out of the product,” the hazard reads.
The trike can be returned the product to any BIG W store for a full refund. A receipt is not required.
BIG W has also noted that the product is BIG W’s own brand product, it has been supplied by Headstart.
For further information, customers are being urged to contact customer service on 1300 244 999.
BIG W has also issued an apology to its customers for any inconvenience caused by the recall.