Elka Australia — Flashing spiders

Flashing spider

What are the defects?

If the backing of the spider is pulled away, the button battery can be released.

What are the hazards?

If young children gain access to button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the product immediately. For a full refund including postage, consumers should return the toy to

Elka Australia
PO Box 111
Milperra NSW 2214

Alternatively, phone (02) 9774 3777 or email sales@elka.com.au for help in returning the product.

Supplier
Elka Australia
Traders who sold this product

Various tourist attractions, zoos, museums, some toy stores, post offices and newsagencies.

Melbourne Zoo, Taronga zoo, Timezone Funtasia, Questacon, Australian Museum, Funhouse Family Entertainment, Australian Reptile Park, Peter Rowland, Adelaide Zoo, Cockington Green, Adelaide Zoo, Museum of Tropical Qld, Ginninderra Pharmacy, Laidle Post Office, Rainbow Games, Arb Games, Dymock's Adelaide, Party People Megastore, Nextra Warner, Perth Zoo, Zoo Doo, Big Merino, Wild Whyalla, Mogo Zoo, Wild Toowoomba, Circular Quay View, Joybells of Caloundra, Eucumbene Trout Farm, Lucys Renmark, Batehaven News, Sisters of Charity, FLeet Air Arm, Winston Glades News, Planet Books, A Little Piece of Heaven, Nerang Mall News.

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 11 May 2017 - 16 June 2017

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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