Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Egg Toy Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Egg Toy Recall [Australia]Sunrise Imports Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Egg Toys 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/vcih30gk2Uf

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/sunrise-imports-pty-ltd-magnetic-hematite-rattlesnake-eggs#

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

  • Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Eggs, these Eggs may be round or oval/elongated in shape and are sold in a two (2) unit packages

==> 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, these Rattlesnake Egg Toys exceed 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 (1) 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 Rattlesnake Egg Toys, 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose an Ingestion hazard, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by Sunrise Imports Pty, please search for “Sunrise Imports” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16409
Recalls Direct RIN: 9398-2017
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