Zart Art — Giant Sensory Water Beads
What are the defects?
If used as a sensory toy, the unexpanded balls may be swallowed and create a gastrointestinal blockage as they expand in the gut.
What are the hazards?
If swallowed, the balls can become large enough to create a gastrointestinal blockage causing vomiting, severe discomfort and dehydration and may need to be surgically removed.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should cease using the Zart Art Giant Sensory Water Beads as toys or playthings immediately. If consumers suspect their child has swallowed these water balls, they should seek medical attention immediately.
Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For further information consumers should contact Zart Art on 03 9890 1867 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5pm EST).
Zart Art and various other toy stores
- 12 February 2015 - 4 February 2019
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.