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Recall - Yo-Yo Animal Puffer Balls

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7 Sep 2017

The squeaker can detach and become a choking hazard.

Product description

4 Yo-Yo animal puffer balls comprising of rabbit, duck, fish and elephant shapes

What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the 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). The squeaker can detach and become a choking hazard.

The product also 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.

What are the hazards?

Small parts if detached from the product pose a potential choking hazard to children under the age of 36 months. The elastic cord can stretch to over 500mm in length and may wind around a child's neck and cause choking.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who purchased the product between 24 September 2015 and 21 October 2015 should immediately stop using the product and contact CTM Australia Pty Ltd for a full refund of the purchase price.

For further information consumers can call CTM Australia Pty Ltd on 03 9532 0888 or email

CTM Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Sold at the Sunday Caribbean Market, Scoresby, Victoria

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 24 September 2015 - 21 October 2015

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Product category
Content and image source:  Product Safety Australia