10 dangerous toys listed in nationwide recall

10 recalled toys in June

Ten toys sold in Australian stores have been recalled due to some serious safety concerns. Here’s what to do if your children have these toys at home.

The ten unsafe toys have been sold in stores in every state in Australia, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have demanded a nationwide recall, citing various safety concerns for each.

If you have these toys in your home, cease using them immediately and return them to your place of purchase for a refund.

Toy vehicles recalled Austwide Consumer Products Pty Ltd

Kids Engineering Toy Vehicles Friction Powered

Description: Four friction powered toy vehicles, shaped like cement trucks, dump trucks, digger trucks and tow trucks. Item code TY4085. Barcode 9316341631300.

Supplier: Supplied by Austwide Consumer Products Pty Ltd and sold in various discount variety stores nationally from 18 December 2014 – 12 October 2016.

Faults / hazards: Products do not comply with clauses 5.24.2 (drop test), 5.24.5 (torque test) and 5.24.6 (tension test) of Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003 — Consumer Product Safety Standard: Toys for children up to and including 36 months of age. Small parts may be liberated and pose a potential choking or ingestion hazard for small children.

What to do: Consumers should immediately remove the toy(s) from the child and return them to the retailer where they were purchased for a full refund. Any enquires should be directed to the Product Safety & Compliance Manager, Austwide Consumers Pty Ltd on (08) 9455 3200 or by email to helen@austwide.com.au.

Recalled projectile toys from Daiso Stores

Daiso Stores — Projectile Toys

Description: “Tornado Fly” and “Sky Cyclone” projectile toys.

Supplier: Supplied by Daiso Industries (Australia) Pty Ltd and sold in Daiso stores in Queensland, NSW and Victoria from 22 April 2013 – 21 March 2014. See the full list of stores here.

Faults / hazards: The products do not comply with the Consumer Protection Notice No. 16 of 2010. The products do not have a perimeter ring on the propeller. In addition, the product packaging is not labelled with the appropriate safety warning. Use of the products may increase the risk of eye or facial injuries.

What to do: Cease using the product immediately and return it to any Daiso store for a refund or exchange. For further information consumers can contact Daiso by phoning 03 9516 4400, emailing info@daisojapan.net.au or go to https://www.mydaiso.com.au/stores.

Various recalled toys from Dasio Stores

 

Daiso Stores – Various toys

Description: Crab and turtle squirting animal, Stomping elephant, Tiger and Hippo, Kids megaphone, Sounds hammer, Dice puzzle, Submarine toys, Swimming duck.

Supplier: Supplied by Daiso Industries (Australia) Pty Ltd and sold in Daiso stores in Queensland, NSW and Victoria from 22 April 201328 August 2015. Dice puzzle, Submarine toys and Swimming duck were available from 22 April 2013 – 18 August 2016. See the full list of stores here.

Faults / hazards: The affected toys may not comply with the mandatory safety standards for toys for children up to and including 36 months of age (Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003, as amended by Consumer Protection No. 1 of 2005). Small parts may detach from the products. Small parts if detached from the products pose a potential choking hazard to young children.

What to do: Cease using the product immediately and return it to any Daiso store for a refund or exchange. For further information consumers can contact Daiso by phoning 03 9516 4400, emailing info@daisojapan.net.au or go to https://www.mydaiso.com.au/stores.

 

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