Distributor Requests Voluntary Removal of Aqua Dots Toys by Retail Stores

    Spin Master Ltd. Takes Precautionary Measures in Wake of Australian

    TORONTO, November 7 /CNW/ - Following notification by Moose Enterprises
of a recall in Australia of a product called Bindeez, which is similar to the
line of toys we distribute for them in North America under the Aqua Dots
brand, we are requesting that retailers remove the Aqua Dots toy from retail
shelves and sale in North America.

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have stopped shipping this item and
are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada.

    Spin Master considers all safety issues to be of a serious nature
including the media reports with Moose Enterprises' Bindeez product. In
addition to notifying our customers and the appropriate authorities, our
company is working diligently to identify any shipments that could potentially
be included in a recall by the CPSC and Canadian officials.

    Spin Master has always been a trusted company and distributor of
children's products and we have made the safety of children our foremost
priority. We will continue working to ensure that this standard is strictly

    We are grateful that this issue was brought to our attention so that we
can quickly address it to ensure both the quality and safety of every product
that we distribute.

    We encourage our customers, consumers and the news media to visit the web
site at www.spinmaster.com for additional updates and information.

For further information:

For further information: Spin Master Ltd Donna MacNeil, 416-364-6002

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