Impulse Variety Products — Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Eggs

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2 small oval magnets when rubbed together make a rattle snake noise
Magnetic Hematite Rattlesnake Eggs

Reasons the product is recalled

These products are small, high-powered magnets. The product exceeds the maximum allowable magnetic flux index set by the permanent ban on certain small, high powered magnets, prescribed in Consumer Protection Notice No 5 of 2012 'Imposition of permanent ban on small, high powered magnets'.

The hazards to consumers

If a child swallows more than one small high powered magnet, the magnets can stick together across the walls of the child's intestine or other digestive tissue, which can lead to internal injuries and even death. The magnets may pose a choking hazard to young children (small parts).

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the product and return it to Bargain City Newton at Shop 1, 297 Montacute Road Newton SA between 9am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday or between 9am and 5pm Saturday for a full refund.

For further information consumers can call 08 8165 3993 or 0402 515 811.


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Traders who sold this product

Bargain City Newton

Where the product was sold

South Australia

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Responsible regulator

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

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