Red Dot Novelty Pet Toy Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Red Dot Novelty Pet Toy Recall [Australia]Red Dot recalls certain batch/lots of Walking Novelty Pet Toys due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of choking, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, a serious health and safety hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/kEiq30dqyu1

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/red-dot-walking-novelty-pet-toy

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Novelty Pet Toys are subject to this recall:

  • Walking Novelty Pet Toy, sold in four (4) different style/characters and color themes: purple, pink, beige and brown with a supplier code of “DOGPET” and a barcode number/UPC of 9319844556071

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Toy’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, if pulled hard enough the button eyes on the recalled Children’s Toys could become detached. If this defect occurs, and small parts are detached, they could pose choking, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage hazards to young children.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Children’s Toys, please do not use them nor allow your child to plat with or near them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Choking, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16167
Recalls Direct RIN: 8914-2017
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