The problem

Smiggle’s Original Spy Marker Pen and Notebook Lock Holographic with Spy Pen are being recalled because the button cell batteries in the marker pens may fall out. Children could then swallow or choke on them.


The affected products are:

  • Original Spy Marker Pen
    line number 471241, sold for $5.99
  • Notebook Lock Holographic with Spy Pen
    line number 405620, sold for $19.99

They were sold that Smiggle stores and online at from 1 Apr 2014 until 4 Sept 2015.

What to do

Stop using the pens immediately and return them to Smiggle for a full refund or exchange. For more information, call 0800 125 647 Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:30pm or email