Outset Media recalls Mirari Wee Keys®

Starting date:
January 11, 2016
Posting date:
January 11, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56576

Affected products

Mirari Wee Keys®

Product description

This recall involves the Mirari Wee Keys®. The activity toy rattle consists of a toy alarm remote connected by a ring to an orange, purple, and green plastic key. The four buttons on the remote light up and make different sounds when pressed.  The UPC code is 0-93514-07943-3.

Hazard identified

The plastic keys on the ring can enter and become lodged in a child's throat, posing a choking or suffocation hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Outset Media has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these activity toy rattles in Canada.

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

Number sold

Approximately 4,543 units of the recalled activity toy rattles were sold at various toy stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled activity toy rattles were sold from August 2013 to December 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Outset Media
Victoria
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
Patch Products
Beloit
Wisconsin
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and contact Outset Media for a refund or replacement.

For more information, consumers can contact Outset Media toll-free at 1-877-592-7374 Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST.

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.