Parents must ‘completely destroy’ the teething toy for fear of choking young children
- Product safety recall issued for children’s toys due to fear it poses a choking hazard
- The teething toy from Xinda Pty Ltd does not meet the mandatory safety standards
- Parents have been told to destroy the product and ask the company for a full refund
Parents have been told to ‘completely destroy’ a baby teething toy for fear that it could choke children.
Product Safety Australia has issued a recall for Xinda Pty Ltd’s ‘chain cross chewy teether toy pencil chew kids topper sensory caustic silicone’ after failing to meet mandatory safety standards for children up to 36 months.
“The product may pose a choking or choking hazard to young children, which could result in serious injury or death,” PSA said in a statement.
A product safety recall has been issued for Xinda Pty Ltd’s ‘chain cross tough teether toy pencil chew kids topper sensory caustic silicone’ (pictured) over fears it may pose a choking or choking hazard to young children
The teething toy is sold nationally through eBay.
Customers have been told to throw out the toys and contact Xinda Pty Ltd to arrange a full refund.
“To get a refund, consumers will be asked to provide Xinda Pty Ltd with a photo or video to show that the product has been completely destroyed,” the PSA statement said.
The toy was sold online between September 8, 2020 and March 6.