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Recall - Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Eggs

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20 Nov 2017

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.

Product description

Magnetic hematite rattlesnake eggs
Eggs may be round or elongated
2 pack

What are the defects?

These products are small, high-powered magnets. The product exceeds the maximum allowable magnetic flux index set by the permanent ban on certain small, high powered magnets, prescribed in Consumer Protection Notice No 5 of 2012 'Imposition of permanent ban on small, high powered magnets'.

What are the hazards?

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. The magnets may pose a choking hazard to young children (small parts).

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have purchased the magnetic eggs will have been contacted by email the supplier. Consumers should stop using the magnets immediately and return them to Sunrise Imports for a full refund.

Further information is available by contacting the supplier Sunrise Imports Pty Ltd on 07 3800 7234.

Traders who sold this product

Sold online through Sunrise Imports Pty Ltd only
http://www.sunriseimports.com.au/shop/(link is external)

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Online
Dates available for sale
  • 30 April 2017 - 21 October 2017

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

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