Yo-Yo Animal Puffer Ball Toy Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Yo-Yo Animal Puffer Ball Toy Recall [Australia]CTM Australia Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Yo-Yo Animal Puffer Ball Toys due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of choking, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage. In addition, the Toys have a potentially dangerous elastic cord length and consequential further risk of choking, all serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/WeCc30eFjgH

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/ctm-australia-pty-ltd-yo-yo-animal-puffer-balls

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

  • Yo-Yo Animal Puffer Ball Toys, sold in four (4) styles/shapes: rabbit, duck, fish and elephant

==> 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 design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, the recalled product does not comply with Australia’s mandatory safety standard for Toys for children up to and including 36 months of age (Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003, as amended by Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2005). Specifically, the squeaker component can detach and become a choking hazard.

In addition, the Toy has an elastic cord capable of extending at least 500mm in length. These types of products are banned under Consumer Protection Notice 20 of 2011 – Permanent ban on Yo-Yo Water Balls due to choking hazard.

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 the recalled Ball Toys, please do not use them nor let your child play with or near them. Instead, kindly return the product to CTM Australia Pty Ltd for a full refund of the purchase price.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact CTM Australia Pty Ltd on 03 9532 0888 or by e-mail at sales@ctmaustralia.com.au.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16249
Recalls Direct RIN: 9117-2017
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