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Toy safety audit results 2016

Each year the Office of Fair Trading conducts a state-wide inspection of toys in the lead up to Christmas.

In 2016, the following products were removed from sale.


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Product description
spiderman floaty

Aquatic toy - Spiderman floaty (no brand)

Not permanently marked with the following descriptive warning:

WARNING USE ONLY UNDER SUPERVISION

dolphin floaty 

Aquatic toy - Danda Japan pink dolphin

Not permanently marked with the following descriptive warning:

WARNING AQUATIC TOY USE ONLY UNDER SUPERVISION

rocket launcher

Projectile toy - Toyvision military super gunman rocket launcher

No warning label on packet to direct user attention to the hazards of aiming at the eyes or face when discharging projectiles and to not use projectiles other than those specifically supplied or recommended by the manufacturer.

bestway portable pool

Portable pool - Bestway portable pool (yellow packet)

The pool and its packaging did not contain the following warning:

WARNING!

Children have drowned in portable swimming pools.

Ensure active adult supervision at all times.

Do not leave children unsupervised in or around pool - keep them within arm's reach.

Empty and store safely after use.

Last updated
2 December 2016

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