Dollar Warehouse — Magnetic Balls

PRA number

2021/19272

Published date

Product description

A set of small coloured magnetic balls

Photograph of Magnetic Balls
Photograph of Magnetic Balls (Labelling)

What are the defects?

The product contains small, high-powered magnets that exceed the maximum allowable magnetic flux set by the 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). The product has caused serious injuries to a consumer.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to the place of purchase to receive a full refund.

For further information, consumers can contact Dollar Warehouse on 04 5046 6668 or via email at odollarw2020@gmail.com 

Supplier

Dollar Warehouse

Where the product was sold

New South Wales

Dates available for sale

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Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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