Aerowipe Cleansing Wipes

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Aero Healthcare AU Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, is issuing a product defect correction for two batches of Aerowipe Cleansing Wipes supplied in some first aid kits due to apparent mould contamination.

If users did not notice the apparent contamination there is the potential for the wipes to cause infection.

Wipes showing apparent mould contamination

Some of the wipes show apparent mould contamination. This is being investigated.

The front of the wipes' packaging highlighting where the batch number is printed.

The front of the wipes’ packaging highlighting where the batch number is printed.

The affected batch numbers of the wipes are:

  • 24473 (expiry 02/2025)
  • 24706 (expiry 04/2025)

They were sold to the public between 7 May 2020 and 25 August 2020.

No other batches of Aerowipe Cleansing Wipes are affected by this recall. A full lab investigation of this anomaly is in process.

If you purchased a first aid kit supplied by Aero Healthcare between 7 May 2020 and 25 August 2020 and it contains Aerowipe Cleansing Wipes from batches 24473 or 24706, do not open the wipes and call Aerowipe’s customer service line on 1800 628 881 to arrange for replacement wipes to be sent to you

Information about specific first aid kit models potentially affected can be found here: www.aerohealthcare.com/recalls

Potentially affected first aid kits (supplied between 7 May 2020 and 25 August 2020) include:

#Product CodeProduct Description
1AFAK3MDEFENDER Tough Metal First Aid Kit Metal 23 x 16.5 x 70cm
2AFAK3PDEFENDER Plastic Neat First Aid Kit Orange Plastic 25.5 x 23.5 x 9cm
3AFAK3SDEFENDER Softpack Versatile First AidKit Softpack 19.5 x 13 x 9cm
4AFAK3WDEFENDER First Aid Kit W/Proof Plastic Plastic 17.6 x 24.8 x 7.6cm
5AFAK4CRESPONDER Plastic Rugged First Aid Kit Orange/White 23.3 x 26.6 x 9.8cm
6AFAK4MRESPONDER Tough Metal First Aid Kit Small Metal 38 x 24 x 12cm
7AFAK4PRESPONDER Plastic Neat First Aid Kit Small Plastic 27 x 28 x 9.5cm
8AFAK4RRESPONDER Refill
9AFAK4SRESPONDER Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Small Softpack 24.5 x 15.5 x 10cm
10AFAK4SFRESPONDER F&B Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Small Softpack 24.5 x 15.5 x 10cm
11AFAK4TRESPONDER Plastic Tacklebox Kit White/Clear 42 x 21 x 22
12AFAK4WRESPONDER First Aid Kit W/Proof Plastic Plastic 24.3 x 24.3 x 8cm
13AFAK5COPERATOR Plastic Rugged First Aid Kit Orange/White 26.3 x 34.7 x 11cm
14AFAK5MOPERATOR Tough Metal First Aid Kit Medium Metal 42 x 28.5 x 13cm
15AFAK5POPERATOR Plastic Neat First Aid Kit Medium Plastic 28 x 34 x 10cm
16AFAK5ROPERATOR 5 Series Refill Refill
17AFAK5RFOPERATOR 5 Series F&B Refill Refill
18AFAK5SOPERATOR Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Medium Softpack 27 x 36 x 10cm
19AFAK5SFOPERATOR F&B Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Medium Softpack 27 x 36 x 10cm
20AFAK5TOPERATOR Plastic Tacklebox Kit White/Clear 42 x 21 x 22
21AFAK6MCOMMANDER Tough Metal First Aid Kit Large Metal 57.5 x 41 x 13cm
22AFAK6MFCOMMANDER Tough F&B Metal First Aid Kit Large Metal 57.5 x 41 x 13cm
23AFAK6SCOMMANDER Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Large Softpack 34 x 36 x 23cm
24AFAKHFA45SHighlands First Aid Workplace Softpack, Green 36 x 27 x 10cm
25AFAKRA34C-IRemote Area LOW RISK F/A Kit Rugged Orange/White 27 x 23 x 9cm
26AFAKRA45C-IRemote Area Plastic Rugged F/A Kit Rugged Orange/White 23.3 x 26.6 x 9.8cm
27AFAKRA4R-IRemote Area_ 4 Series REFILL
28AFAKRA5C-IRemote Area Plastic Rugged F/A Kit Rugged Orange/White 26.3 x 34.7 x 11cm
29AFAKRA5R-IRemote Area_ 5 Series REFILL
30AFAKRA6C-IRemote Area HIGH RISK Plastic F/A Kit Rugged Orange 42.8×30.4×14.6cm
31AFAKTQ4S-ITacmed Responder Vehicle F/A Kit Small Softpack 24.5 x 15.5 x 10cm
32C.AFAK3CSCUSTOM_ Plastic Rugged Sports Kit Orange/White 23.3 x 26.6 x 9.8cm
33C.AFAK3MCUSTOM_ Metal First Aid Kit Metal 23 x 16.5 x 70cm
34C.AFAK3PCUSTOM_ Plastic First Aid Kit Orange Plastic 25.5 x 23.5 x 9cm
35C.AFAK3RCUSTOM_ Series 3 Refill Pack
36C.AFAK3SCUSTOM_ Softpack Versatile First Aid Kit Softpack 19.5 x 13 x 9cm
37C.AFAK3WCUSTOM_ Plastic W/P First Aid Kit Plastic 17.6 x 24.8 x 7.6cm
38C.AFAK4CCUSTOM_ Plastic First Aid Kit Orange/White 23.3 x 26.6 x 9.8cm
39C.AFAK4MCUSTOM_ Metal First Aid Kit Small Metal 38 x 24 x 12cm
40C.AFAK4MFCUSTOM_ Metal F&B First Aid Kit Small Metal 38 x 24 x 12cm
41C.AFAK4PCUSTOM_ Plastic First Aid Kit Small Plastic 27 x 28 x 9.5cm
42C.AFAK4RCUSTOM_ 4 Series Refill Pack Refill
43C.AFAK4RFCUSTOM_ 4 Series F&B Refill Pack Refill
44C.AFAK4SCUSTOM_ Softpack Versatile First Aid Kit Small Softpack 24.5 x 15.5 x 10cm
45C.AFAK4TCUSTOM Plastic Tacklebox Kit White/Clear 42 x 21 x 22
46C.AFAK4WCUSTOM_ Plastic W/P F/A Kit Plastic 24.3 x 24.3 x 8cm
47C.AFAK5CCUSTOM_ Plastic First Aid Kit Orange/White 26.3 x 34.7 x 11cm
48C.AFAK5MCUSTOM_ Metal First Aid Kit Medium Metal 42 x 28.5 x 13cm
49C.AFAK5MFCUSTOM_ Metal F&B First Aid Kit Medium Metal 42 x 28.5 x 13cm
50C.AFAK5PCUSTOM Plastic Neat First Aid Kit Medium Plastic 28 x 34 x 10cm
51C.AFAK5RCUSTOM_5 Series Refill
52C.AFAK5SCUSTOM_Softpack Versatile First Aid Kit Medium Softpack 27 x 36 x 10cm
53C.AFAK5TCUSTOM Plastic Tacklebox Kit White/Clear 42 x 21 x 22
54C.AFAK6CCUSTOM_ Plastic First Aid Kit Orange/White 30.5 x 43 x 14.5cm
55C.AFAK6CFCUSTOM F&B Rugged First Aid Kit Orange/White 30.5 x 43 x 14.5cm
56C.AFAK6MCUSTOM_ Metal First Aid Kit Large Metal 57.5 x 41 x 13cm
57C.AFAK6RCUSTOM_ 6 Series Refill Refill
58C.AFAK6SCUSTOM Softpack Versatile F/A Kit Large Softpack 34 x 36 x 23cm
59C.COSAFAK3TSCOS_3 Series Sports Tacklebox_FIRST082 White/Clear 42 x 21 x 22
60C.COSAFAK45SCOS_4 Series in 5S softpack_FIRST072 Medium Softpack 27 x 36 x 10cm
61C.COSAFAK4CCOS_4 Series Rugged F/A Kit_FIRST077 Orange/White 23.3 x 26.6 x 9.8cm
62C.COSAFAK4MCOS 4 Series Tough F/A Kit FIRST074 Small Metal 38 x 24 x 12cm
63C.COSAFAK4RCOS 4 Series Refill FIRST9913 Plastic 13 x 21 x 7.5cm
64C.COSAFAK5SCOS_5 Series Softpack Kit_ FIRST4203 Medium Softpack 27 x 36 x 10cm

Reporting problems

Consumers and health professionals are encouraged to report problems with medical devices

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