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Recall: Matalan - Kids Cat Trapper Hat

Kids Cat Trapper Hat (6 months – 4 years) Product Code M313502

"You recently purchased a Kids' Mouse Trapper Hat from us. Unfortunately, we have become aware that the detailing on this item may pose a choking hazard for young children. Due to the seriousness of this safety issue we are recalling these products, as our customers' health and safety is extremely important to us.

Please make sure that your children do not wear this set. If you bought one of these sets, please return it to your nearest Matalan store as soon as possible where our staff will be happy to give you a full refund. You will not need to have your receipt.

This recall does not affect any other Matalan product.

If you bought any of the above Kids' Mouse Trapper Hat for someone else or know someone who has one then please let them know about this notice.

Please be aware:
• We pride ourselves on delivering great quality at great prices.
• This recall does not affect any other Matalan product.
• We’re really sorry for any inconvenience caused.

If you have any queries, please contact 0333 0044444, email us at or write to the address set out below."

Recall: Homebase – Climbing Rope with Looped Footholds


Climbing Rope with Looped Footholds

Climbing rope

This product was sold in ‘Bunnings Warehouse’ retail stores between January 2017 and May 2018.

Brand: Swing Slide Climb
Article Number: 393767
Product Code: LCRL5

The looped footholds on this product have been found to be able to be loosened. The increased loop circumference could present a serious strangulation hazard for children.

  • stop using the item immediately
  • keep away from children and pets
  • package up item
  • contact us or the retailer you purchased the product from to receive a replacement or full refund

Email: - Telephone: 020 8068 1697

We apologise that it has been necessary to recall this product and for the inconvenience caused.

Police issue warning following the theft of potentially unsafe toys

We are highlighting a warning from Warwickshire police after a batch of Little Tykes Squeezoo Bubble Bus and Elephant toys were stolen whilst they were in transit to be destroyed due to quality control issues.

The brand is still stocked and available from reputable retailers but anyone sighting these toys being sold as new from alternative sources (for example, markets, car boot sales, online auction sites or social media) are asked to report this to us via our partners the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 03454 040506.

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