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Disney Store recalls various themed gadget pencil cases

Starting date:
August 5, 2015
Posting date:
August 5, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-54470

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Disney Store

Affected products

Various Gadget Pencil Cases

Product description

This recall involves the following themed pencil cases:

  • Avengers: UPC 464592508298
  • Multi-Princess: UPC 464592507956
  • Miles from Tomorrowland: UPC 464592508038
  • CARS: UPC 464592508113

The pencil cases have spring loaded compartments for scissors, tape, ruler and erasers.

Hazard identified

The lid is held closed by two magnets. These magnets can become loose posing a perforation hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Disney Store has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada. Additionally, no consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product have been reported in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 16 units were sold in Canada and 300 units in the United States at Disney Store locations.

Time period sold

The recall cases were sold between June 3, 2015 and June 12, 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Disney Store USA, LLC
Pasadena
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should take the case away from children and return it to a Disney Store for a full refund.

For more information, call the Disney Store at 1-866-902-2798, 8:30am to 5 pm PST Monday-Friday.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.