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Toys pulled from Qld shelves over safety concerns ahead of Christmas




“They all contained or released small parts, which is a choking or suffocation hazard for small children.”

The toys ran the gamut of items, from a wooden alphabet puzzle, a wooden number puzzle, a magnetic number puzzle, a rainbow circle stacker, and two different plush toys.

Queensland Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman said the recalls showed parents couldn’t take it for granted that the toys they were giving their children were safe.

“Considering the huge number of toy lines inspected, it’s good to see a very low number of non-compliant toys were found, which shows most manufacturers and retailers are aware of, and sticking to, their obligations around consumer safety,” she said.

“However, just because thousands of toys have been…

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