Pierre Belvédère Inc. recalls Clementoni® Science Education Sets

Starting date:
April 2, 2014
Posting date:
April 2, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Toys, Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Clementoni® "Chemistry" Kit and Clementoni® "Chimie" Kit

Product description

Products affected by this recall:
Product Name Product number/SKU UPC
Chemistry 618415 8005125618415
Chimie 624386 8005125624386

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled kits contain hazardous chemicals and have been sold in Canada without the required safety warning statements and labels. These labels direct the user to important safety information regarding use of the chemicals provided with the product.

Neither Health Canada, nor Pierre Belvédère Inc. have received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 302 of the recalled "Chemistry" kits (English version) and 1157 of the "Chimie" kits (French version) were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled science education sets were sold from May 2012 to March 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.


Pierre Belvédère Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled kits away from children and return it to the store where purchased to obtain a credit. For further information, consumers may contact Pierre Belvédère Inc. at 1-514-286-2880 or 1-800-561-2358.

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.