Science and Nature Pty Ltd — Thames and Kosmos Ooze Labs Magnetic Slime
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.
Australian Geographic stores
General toy stores
- 1 October 2017 - 27 March 2018
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.