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Big W issues urgent recall of Dymples Portacots

  • Big W has issued the urgent recall after discovering cot could cause injuries 
  • They are offering a full refund to any customers who have purchased the cot 
  • In an unrelated incident Erin Duffy’s son sliced his toe open on a different cot

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Big W has issued a product recall of a popular cot after it was found to cause potential injuries.

The department store released a statement saying they have issued a recall of the Dymples Portacot (article 8286069) and have urged parents to check the label sewn into the cot’s mattress. 

‘The product does not comply with various material, design, safety, performance and marking requirements of Australian Standard,’ Big W’s statement read. 

Big W released a statement saying they have issued a recall of the Dymples Portacot (article 8286069) and have urged parents to check the label sewn into the cot’s mattress

In the statement a Big W spokesperson said the company took customer safety seriously. 

‘There is a risk of injury to the occupant, customers should immediately cease using the product and return it to any BIG W store for a full refund. 

‘BIG W apologises to its customers for any inconvenience caused by this recall.’ 

Young mother Erin Duffy 's baby boy cut his toe on the mesh of a different cot leaving him gushing blood

Young mother Erin Duffy ‘s baby boy cut his toe on the mesh of a different cot leaving him gushing blood

The spokesperson said because of the risk of injury customers should return the product as soon as possible. 

Customers are also being advised to contact the Big W customer service line on 1300 244 999. 

In an unrelated incident young mother Erin Duffy ‘s baby boy, Parker, cut his toe on the mesh of a different cot leaving him gushing blood, she told 7 News. 

‘He started crying so I went to pick him up and as I moved his blanket I saw lots and lots of blood,’ she said. 

She shared photos of the blood stained cot and baby Parker's bandaged foot, with blood stains still visible through the wrapping

She shared photos of the blood stained cot and baby Parker’s bandaged foot, with blood stains still visible through the wrapping

‘I freaked out a lot seeing that much.’ 

She shared photos of the blood stained cot and baby Parker’s bandaged foot, with blood stains still visible through the wrapping.

 

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