MEGA Brands Australia—MagnaMan Magnetic Action Figures and Magtastik and Magnetix Jr Pre-School Magnetic Toys

PRA number

2008/9889

Published date

Product description

MagnaMan Alien color green model 28170, MagnaMan Robotor color red model 28171, MagnaMan Flame color orange model 28172, MagnaMan Gigantor color blue model 28173,Magtastik starter set model 431, Magtastik Deluxe Set model 429, Magtastik MagMobile Vehicle model 434, Magtastik MagMobile Helicopter model 435, Magtastik 12 Piece Mag Bag model 462, Magtastik Wonder Coaster model 465, Magtastik Magnimals Monkey model 424 Magtastic Magnimals Dog model 425 Magtastik Magnimals Dinosaur model 426. Toys may have been sold through K-Mart, Target, Myer, Toys R Us and independent toy retailers nationally since 2006 and MagnaMan magnetic action figures were sold through K-Mart nationally from January 2005 through December 2007.
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Identifying features
The model number is printed on the front of the product's packaging.

Other identifying numbers

The model number is printed on the front of the product's packaging.

What are the defects?

Small magnets in the toys can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which in some circumstances can be fatal.

What are the hazards?

If the magnets are swallowed they can cause intestinal perforations or blockages.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the products immediately and contact MEGA Brands Australia for a free replacement toy on (03) 9501 2029 between 9.00am and 5.00pm (Monday through Friday) or email adminsupportaus@megabrands.com or visit the firm's website at www.megabrands.com

Supplier

MEGA Brands Australia

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Product category