The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued an urgent recall and warning for a convertible baby cot being sold online.
The cot, which was sold on eBay between January 10 and April 15 this year, has a number of 'serious' safety concerns.
The ACCC said in a statement the product poses 'a risk of entrapment, suffocation and falls', which could result in 'serious injury' or even 'the death of an infant or young child'.
The product, described as a 'multi-functional adjustable cot convertible table mattress mosquito net', does not comply with mandatory safety standards and should cease being used immediately.
The cot has five key defects:
1. The distance between the top of the mattress base and the top edge of the lowest cot side does not comply.
2. A foothold is created when the mosquito net is installed.
3. The cot has an accessible sharp point.
4. The access fastening device does not automatically engage when the dropside is raised and may be able to be opened by a child from within the cot.
5. The warning labels and safety markings are missing.
Picture: The cot fails various design, construction, performance and labelling requirements. Supplied
The cot was sold by eBay seller gadget_arcade store.
Consumers should stop using the product and contact the eBay seller gadget_arcade store to arrange for a full refund.