Socrates Enterprises Pty Ltd—Pound the Ball Toy

PRA number

2007/9047

Published date

Product description

The product is a wooden pounding toy with a hammer and coloured balls with a retail value of approximately $49.95. The toy was available for purchase at shops trading under the name "Socrates for Curious Minds" across Australia from 4 January 2006 until 30 November 2006.
Identifying features
The front of the packaging shows a depiction of the toy and the words "POUND THE BALL', "FOR AGES 2-UP", "MADE IN TAIWAN", the trade mark "CHILD FRIEND" and barcode 4 716841201150.

Other identifying numbers

The front of the packaging shows a depiction of the toy and the words "POUND THE BALL', "FOR AGES 2-UP", "MADE IN TAIWAN", the trade mark "CHILD FRIEND" and barcode 4 716841201150.

What are the defects?

The toy does not comply with the applicable mandatory consumer product safety standard for toys for children 36 months and under.

What are the hazards?

Choking

What should consumers do?

Return toy to the store where purchased or by mail to Socrates Enterprises Pty Ltd, Distribution Centre, 14 Suakin Street, Pymble NSW 2073. For further information contact Carolyn Manners, Socrates Enterprises Pty Ltd, 321 Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills NSW 2084, telephone 02 9473 6756, fax 02 9473 6791. Website www.socrates.com.au

Supplier

Socrates Enterprises Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Product category