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Juratoys Recalls Fishing Games Due to Choking Hazard

  • Sardines game container
  • Sardines fishing game
  • Starfish game container
  • Starfish fishing game
Name of Product:
Sardines Fishing Game and Starfish Fishing Game
The plastic worm at the end of the fishing pole line can separate, producing small parts that pose a choking hazard to children. Additionally, the small magnet inside the worm can liberate. Swallowing multiple magnets can result in serious internal injury.
Recall Date:
September 10, 2015
About 14,000 (In addition, about 200 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Juratoys U.S. toll-free at 877-271-0440 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at or and click on the "Product Recall" link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves two models of the Juratoys fishing game, Sardines and Starfish. The fishing game user picks up a toy fish using a play fishing rod with a magnetic worm. The Sardine fishing game has a red and white sardine with a yellow eye painted on a sardine-shaped tin and has product number J08152 printed on the bottom of the container at the tail, and on the back of one of the fish pieces. The Starfish fishing game has an orange starfish painted on a starfish-shaped tin with a product number J08153 printed on the bottom of the container and on the back of one of the fish pieces. Each set comes with two wooden fishing rods and several wooden fish with a magnetic button in the middle. The lid of each tin package contains the word "Janod®."


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled games and keep them out of the reach of young children. Consumers should contact Juratoys for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the game. Juratoys will then send a $15 refund check for the Sardines game and a $20 refund check for the Starfish game. Consumers who paid more should include a receipt in the return to receive a full refund.


The firm has received about 417 reports of the plastic worm at the end of the fishing pole line separating and releasing small parts, including four reports of children ingesting a small part. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Online at,,,; numerous retail stores including Patina, Burro, and Terra Toys; and at Juratoys trade shows from April 2015 through August 2015 for approximately $15 to $20.

Juratoys U.S. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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