Carousel Softoys Inc. recalls various plush toys

Starting date:
June 19, 2014
Posting date:
June 19, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40087

Affected products

Plush dog and bear cub

Product description

This recall involves plush toys in the shape of a dog and a bear cub bearing the following product and UPC numbers:
Product Product number UPC number
Bear LC-3257 872006056271
Dog LC-3261 872006056318

The product number is on a label sewn onto the plush toy. The dog comes in white or beige, has a satin bow around its neck and measures approximately 35 centimetres. Its legs and hands are striped, as is the tuque that is affixed over its right ear. The bear cub comes in brown or grey, has a bow around its neck and measures approximately 25 centimetres.

Hazard identified

The eyes of the plush toys can become detached. These small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Carousel Soft Toys Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this toy.

Consumers can find information on how to choose safe toys and protect their children when they play by visiting the General toy safety tips page on the Healthy Canadians website.

Number sold

Approximately 1,560 plush toys were distributed in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled plush toys were sold between March 2013 and April 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Yangcheng Fengsheng Arts and Crafts Co. Ltd.
Dafeng City
CHINA
Importer
Carousel Softoys Inc.
Boisbriand
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the recalled plush toys from children's reach and contact Carousel Softoys Inc. for a replacement. They can also discard the toy in such a way that it could be no longer used.

For further information, consumers can contact Carousel Softoys toll-free at 1-800-214-0473 or by email.

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 a Consumer Product Incident Report.