TH Distributors Think Ink Pen Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: TH Distributors Think Ink Pen Recall [Australia]TH Distributors recalls certain batch/lots of Think Ink Pens due to suspected presence of higher than maximum allowable magnetic flux index for small, high powered magnets and consequential risk of internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/k8Ms30girnf

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/th-distributors-think-ink-pen

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

  • Think Ink Pens, sold with a product code number of 310272

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

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

According to the ACCC, this Pen exceeds the maximum allowable magnetic flux index for small, high-powered magnets, as set by Australia’s permanent ban on such products prescribed in Consumer Protection Notice Number 5 of 2012. If a child swallows more than one small high-powered magnet, the magnets can stick together across the walls of the child’s intestine or other digestive tissue, which can lead to internal injuries and even death. These magnets may need emergency surgical intervention to remove.

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16396
Recalls Direct RIN: 9392-2017
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