Uniden Australia Pty Ltd - s.87B undertaking

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  • Uniden Australia Pty Ltd
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Undertaking

Uniden Australia Pty Ltd has offered Court enforceable Undertakings to the ACCC requiring it to cease representations that its Atlantis 250 VHF marine handheld two-way radio is waterproof given the standard Uniden used to support its claim only referred to the classification of 'splash-proof'.

Uniden has also undertaken to do the following:

  • replace all marine radio packaging containing the term 'waterproof' with revised packaging containing the term 'splash-proof';
  • write to all Uniden retailers / wholesalers and service agents advising of the ACCC's concerns, the packaging changes and the additional rights available to consumers who have the option of obtaining a full refund, replacement or repair;
  • extend its warranty protection to cover for water damage in relation to marine radios represented as being 'waterproof';
  • publish a public disclosure notice on the Uniden website; and
  • establish a trade practices compliance program.    

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