Elka Australia — Flashing spiders

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Product description

Flashing rubber toy spiders with adhesive backing for sticking to windows and hard surfaces.
Flashing spider

Reasons the product is recalled

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

The hazards to consumers

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 consumers should 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.


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.

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Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

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Responsible regulator

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

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