Science and Nature Pty Ltd — Thames and Kosmos Ooze Labs Magnetic Slime

Magnetic slime in tube
Thames and Kosmos Ooze Lab Magnetic Slime

Identifying features

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What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the mandatory safety standard for toys containing magnets, ‘Consumer Protection Notice No. 5 of 2010 - Consumer Product Safety Standard for Children's Toys Containing Magnets'.
A small magnet is included with the kit.

What are the hazards?

If a child swallows the magnet and another magnetic object there is a risk they may stick together across the child's intestinal wall or other digestive tissue, which can lead to internal injuries or even death. The magnet may also pose a choking hazard to small children (small parts).

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information consumers can contact Science & Nature on 1300 991 619.

Traders who sold this product

Australian Geographic stores
General toy stores
Science centres
On-line stores

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 October 2017 - 27 March 2018

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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