Mattel Pty Ltd — Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Troublesome Truck & Crates and Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Troublesome Truck & Paint.

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Product description

Thomas & Friends wooden toy train cars for children aged 2 years and over. Each train car features a connector containing a high-powered magnet which allows the train car to be connected to other train cars.

Product and date codes are printed on the underside of the cars.

Affected product codes:
• HBJ89
• HBJ90

photograph of Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Troublesome Truck & Crates
photograph of Fisher Price Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Troublesome Truck & Paint

Reasons the product is recalled

Affected products may not comply with the mandatory standard for toys for children up to and including 36 months of age.
The small plastic piece containing a high-powered magnet that connects one train to another can detach from the trains or become loose.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of young children choking on the connector that contains a magnet if it detaches. There is also a risk of serious internal injuries or death if a child swallows more than one small high-powered magnet as they can stick together across the walls of the child's intestine or other digestive tissue. 

What consumers should do

Stop using the product immediately. Return the product to the place of purchase or contact Mattel Consumer Relations to receive a full refund. For further information, contact Mattel Consumer Relations by email at  or by phone on 1300 135 312.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised retailers of Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway products.
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Where the product was sold


Dates available for sale


Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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