Science and Nature Pty Ltd — Thames and Kosmos Ooze Labs Magnetic Slime

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Product description

Plastic test tube with purple cap. The test tube contains a magnetic slime powder for making the slime and a magnet that is enclosed in a bird shaped plastic mould that is around 3cm long.
Magnetic slime in tube
Thames and Kosmos Ooze Lab Magnetic Slime
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Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with the mandatory safety standard for toys containing magnets, ‘Consumer Protection Notice No. 5 of 2010 - Consumer Product Safety Standard for Children's Toys Containing Magnets'.
A small magnet is included with the kit.

The hazards to consumers

If a child swallows the magnet and another magnetic object there is a risk they may stick together across the child's intestinal wall or other digestive tissue, which can lead to internal injuries or even death. The magnet may also pose a choking hazard to small children (small parts).

What consumers should do

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information consumers can contact Science & Nature on 1300 991 619.

Traders who sold this product

Australian Geographic stores
General toy stores
Science centres
On-line stores

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Responsible regulator

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

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