Woolworths are recalling the entire range of Jamie’s Garden Plush Toys due to an internal wire causing a potential injury risk.

PRA number: 2014/14167
Date published: 20th June 2014

Product description

Plush toy sold as part of the Jamie’s Garden range

The recall affects all 8 characters in the range: Orange, Bean, Banana, Broccoli, Beetroot, Pear, Grape & Tomato.

On 17/06/2014 a separate recall was initiated. The stalk of the bean character has an internal wire that has inconsistently finished ends that could pierce the fabric and become exposed.

Identifying features

781518

All eight characters are sold under the same reference number.

What are the defects?

All eight characters may liberate stuffing during use and the hands and feet are small parts that are inadequately attached, presenting a potential choking hazard.

In addition, the bean character incorporates a wire that may protrude through the fabric and cause puncture injuries.

What are the hazards?

In the event that the stuffing or the hands & feet detach from the toys, they may present a choking hazard. In addition, the wire in the bean character could pierce the fabric and cause eye injuries or puncture wounds to small children.

Dates available for sale

  • 21st May 2014 – 16th June 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths & Safeway Supermarkets

Supplier

Edison International

Supplier’s web site

http://www.woolworths.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the toys and return them to the nearest Woolworths or Safeway store for a full refund.

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