Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper Sun Toy

Starting date:
July 23, 2013
Posting date:
July 23, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-34723

Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Kids II Inc.

Affected products

Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper Sun Toy

Product description

This recall is for the sun toy on the Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper, which was manufactured before November 2011. The model number 90564 can be found on a tag attached to the back of the seat pad.

These stationary activity centers have a support seat covered in blue fabric attached to a large white metal frame and include a variety of brightly coloured toys surrounding the seat. The yellow sun toy is attached to the seat frame on a flexible stalk with either three or five brightly coloured rings.

A date code is located in the lower right corner of the sewn-in label on the back of the blue seat pad. The following date codes, indicating a manufacture date prior to November 2011, are included in the recall:

  • OD0,
  • OE0,
  • OF0,
  • OG0,
  • OH0,
  • OI0,
  • OJ0,
  • OK0,
  • OL0,
  • OA1,
  • OB1,
  • OC1,
  • OD1,
  • OE1,
  • OF1,
  • OG1,
  • OH1,
  • OI1,
  • OJ1,
  • OK1

Hazard identified

The sun toy attachment on the activity jumper can rebound with force and injure the infant, posing an impact hazard.

There have been 100 incidents reported including 59 injuries in the United States and 2 in Canada related to the use of this product. Reported injuries include bruises, lacerations to the face, as well as a 7-month-old boy in the United States who sustained a linear skull fracture, and an adult with a chipped tooth.

Number sold

Approximately 400,000 products were sold in the United States and Canada. Approximately 8,500 of those were sold in Canada. The products were sold at Sears, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, Costco and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com.

Time period sold

The products were sold between May 2010 and May 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Topco Manufacturing Ltd.
Lan He Town
CHINA
Manufacturer
Thomas Far East Ltd.
Nantou Town
CHINA
Distributor
Century Plastics Inc.
Simpsonville
South Carolina
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Kids II Canada Co.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Kids II for a replacement toy attachment.

For more information, consumers may contact Kids II toll-free at 1-877-325-7056 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website, and click on the recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.