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Operation Safe Christmas 2020 results

The Office of Fair Trading conducts a proactive Christmas toy safety campaign each year.

In 2020, we visited 266 stores and pop-up shops across Queensland and inspected more than 5,640 different toy lines.

Of these, six toys were removed from sale for safety reasons.

List of non-compliant toys

Toy name and description

Reason for noncompliance

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Wooden puzzle (numbers)

Small parts - choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.A wooden puzzle with numbers from 0 to 9 in different colours 
Wooden puzzle (alphabet)Small parts - choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.Wooden puzzle with alphabet 
Magnetic puzzle (numbers)Small parts - choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.Magnetic puzzle with numbers 1 to 9 
Rainbow circle stackerSmall parts - choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.Rainbow circle stacker 
Paw Patrol toyPaw patrol toy (not official merchandise) released stuffing from seams on back and stomach. Small parts - choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.

Paw Patrol toy with stuffing released from stomach

Paw Patrol toy with stuffing released from back

Squirrel toy nutSquirrel nut was released and fits entirely into small parts cylinder. Small parts – choking hazard in children up to and including 36 months of age.Squirrel toy with nut