Potentially dangerous Halloween novelty cups recalled by Woolworths

A range of flashing Halloween novelty cups have been pulled from shelves over fears they pose a serious safety risk to young children.

The LED flashing tumbler in green and orange and the clear LED flashing goblet have been recalled by Woolworths.

In a recall notice posted on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission website , the company says: “The battery cover can be opened without the use of a tool. This could allow young children to access the button batteries inside.”


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“Ingestion of button cell batteries by young children can cause internal burns which may lead to serious injury or death.”

PHOTO: Supplied | www.productsafety.gov.au

PHOTO: Supplied | www.productsafety.gov.au

The recalled cups were sold at Woolworths and Safeway stores nationwide between 3 October – 27 October 2016.

PHOTO: Supplied | www.productsafety.gov.au

PHOTO: Supplied | www.productsafety.gov.au

People have been urged to immediately stop using the products and to return them to their nearest store for a refund.

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