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Nova Nature recalls PlantBaby® Rattle Trumpet

Starting date:
December 8, 2015
Posting date:
December 8, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56166

Affected products

PlantBaby® Rattle Trumpet

Product description

This recall involves the PlantBaby® Rattle Trumpet. The toy rattle is green and white.  It is shaped like a trumpet and has 3 colored rings attached to it. The rattle can also act as a whistle.

The rattle can be identified by UPC 8809198340033.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the rattle can break and release small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Nova Nature has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to this product.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 365 units were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from November 2011 to November 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Korea.

Companies

Importer
Nova Nature
Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
Home Care Co. Ltd
SOUTH KOREA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the rattle away from young children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, contact Nova Nature at 1-888-887-8228, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PST, Monday to Friday or 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 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.