GFA (Aust) Ltd — Squishy Octopus

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Product description

Soft synthetic octopus with elasticated sticky legs in four colours:

  • pink
  • green
  • yellow
  • blue
Squishy Octopus showing elasticated legs
Image showing packaging of the squishy octopus, including the box

Reasons the product is recalled

There is a permanent ban on yo-yo water balls (and similar products).

This product has elasticated legs which extend further than the maximum allowed length of 500mm set by the ban.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of death or serious injury from strangulation. The legs can stretch and wind around a child’s neck, especially if swung around the head.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the toy immediately and cut the legs. Return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

If you are unable to return the product, or for more information, please contact GFA (Aust) Ltd on 03 9551 4666 or

Traders who sold this product

Please see attached list of sellers.

List of traders who sold this product

Where the product was sold

New South Wales

Dates available for sale


Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Consumer Affairs (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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