Jouet K.I.D. inc. recalls Little Hero foam puzzle mats

Starting date:
November 21, 2016
Posting date:
November 21, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-61140

Affected products

Little Hero foam puzzle mat

Product description

This recall involves a foam puzzle mat that includes removable cut-outs in the shape of numbers and letters. The puzzle has 36 pieces. The set is sold in a transparent plastic bag with universal product code (UPC) 844913030958.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these foam puzzle mats do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys. The puzzle foam mat can release small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Jouet K.I.D. inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

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 408 recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 30, 2016, to November 15, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Toy Hero Company Limited
Kowloon
Hong Kong
CHINA
Distributor
Jouet K.I.D. inc.
Quebec
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Jouet K.I.D. inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-800-897-5107 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday to Friday, 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 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.