Design by Stitches—Yo-Yo Waterball
What are the defects?
The product is subject to a permanent ban on Yo-Yo Water Balls and similar products. The product has an elastic cord capable of extending to 500mm in length.
What are the hazards?
The cord can stretch to over one metre in length and may wind around a child’s neck, especially if swung around the head, and cause choking. The highly elastic and ‘sticky’ nature of the cord can constrict breathing if wound tightly.
What should consumers do?
Cease using the product immediately. Return the product to Design by Stitches for a full refund. The cord can be cut-off the waterball in order to make the product safe.
Design by Stitches - sold in shopping centres across Western Australia.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.