Mattel Pty Ltd—Barbie-branded toys and Fisher-Price toy

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Barbie-branded toys. Product number K8606. Barbie Table & Chairs Kitchen Playset. Affected Items: Two dinner plates, Miniature dog, Potato chip bowl, Salad bowl. K8607. Barbie Bathtub & Toilet Playset. Affected Item: Miniature cat. K8608. Barbie Living Room Playset. Affected Item: Miniature cat. K8609. Barbie Desk & Chair Bedroom Playset. Affected Item: Miniature dog. K8613. Barbie Living Room Playset. Affected Item: Handbag. The items were sold between November 2006 and August 2007. PLEASE NOTE: NO BARBIE DOLLS ARE INCLUDED WITHIN THE RECALL. Fisher-Price toy. Product Number H5705. Fisher-Price GEOTRAX Rail & Road System Freightway Transport. Affected Item: Yellow headlights on train & miniature ladder. The toy was manufactured between 31 July 2006 and 4 September 2006. The affected Mattel toys were sold at major retailers, supermarkets and independent toy retailers in Australia. Photographs of the recalled items can be seen at

What are the defects?

Surface paint on the toys may contain increased levels of lead.

What are the hazards?

Lead poisoning

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately take any affected toys away from children. There are three ways to contact Mattel to determine if your product is affected: Visit Mattel's website at and click through to Australia. Email Mattel via - Call Mattel Australia on toll-free 1800 674 753 between Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (Aust EST). Do not return recalled product to retail stores. Consumers will receive a refund to the value of the returned product. Please note, consumers do not need to have the toy's original packaging or a receipt to return affected products to Mattel.


Mattel Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

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

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