200,000 fidget spinners have been seized by customs over safety concerns.
Customs seized 9 consignments of the must have toys which are in high demand among school children.
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is examining the toys to see if they meet EU safety standards.
Aine Carroll is from the CPCC said: "These do potentially pose a risk to consumers and particularly to children. "
She added: "There was a recent report of a 10 year old child requiring surgery after a fidget spinner part they swallowed become lodged in their oesophagus.
Some of them we believed have small detachable parts that could lodge in the ear, nose or throat and cause injury to a child."