Popping Candy International Pty Ltd — Music Box

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Product description

Novelty music toy containing a button battery, included with Hot Chocolate Design branded shoes.

photograph of Christmas music box
photograph of plain black music box
photograph of coffin shaped music box
photograph of Chocolaticas music box

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory standards for button/coin batteries. The button/coin battery are not adequately secured and are accessible to young children. The product does not include the required warning information.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of choking, severe internal burn injuries or death to young children if they gain access to the batteries and swallow them or place them inside their bodies. Severe or fatal injuries can happen in 2 hours or less.

Consumers may be unaware that the product contains button batteries.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and dispose of the music box and battery safely. Store out of reach of children until the music box is disposed of.

Options for safe disposal of the music box include:

Planet Ark
Battery World

For more information contact Popping Candy International Pty Ltd on gayle@poppingcandy.com.au or by phone on 0455 049 250.

Traders who sold this product

Beserk, ShoeFun, Miss Goody 2 Shoes and Popping Candy

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Responsible regulator

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

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