Argos have today issued a recall notice for the child's toy Chad Valley Pipsie the Interactive Horse due to safety concerns.
The fault is not with the toy horse itself but with the little apples that the horse comes with, as they could come apart and the magnet inside presents a choking hazard and could lead to internal injuries is swallowed.
Instead of returning it to the store Argos are asking customers to dispose of the apples that come with the toy, and are offering replacement 'cupcakes' for the horse to eat instead.
Here's the notice in full:
Important safety notice – Product safety warning
Chad Valley Pipsie the Interactive Horse (Catalogue Number 404/6510)
(Notice added 6th July 2016)
A fault has been identified where the apples could break apart and release the internal magnet. This is a choking hazard and if ingested could lead to internal injuries.
Please note that there have been no reported customer incidents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
If you have a Pipsie the Interactive Horse please remove the Apples immediately and dispose of them with normal household waste.
As a replacement to the apples, we are offering customers a pair of cupcakes for Pipsie to enjoy which will work in the same way.
To register for your replacement cupcakes please visit: www.clickspares.co.uk/pipsie
We're here to help. Just call our Customer Service team on 0345 600 5388 (UK) or 1800535091 (Republic of Ireland).