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Recall - Kaleidoscope Australasia Pty Limited — Le Toy Van Petilou Sensory Shapes

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Blocks may come apart during use.

Kaleidoscope Australasia Pty Limited — Le Toy Van Petilou Sensory Shapes

Date published
12 Jul 2017
Product description

A wooden sensory toy containing nine wooden blocks.

What are the defects?

Two of the blocks included as part of the product (red and blue) 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). Blocks may come apart during use.

What are the hazards?

If this occurs small parts can be released. Small parts can present a choking or inhalation hazard to children under the age of 3 years of age.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who purchased an affected product should cease using the 2 blocks in question immediately and return them to the place of purchase. If purchased online, the consumer should contact their place of purchase for reply paid details. Kaleidoscope will send replacement blocks directly to the consumer.

Kaleidoscope Australasia Pty Limited
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 29 April 2016 - 30 June 2017

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (link is external) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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Content and image source:  Product Safety Australia