P.K. Douglass Inc. recalls EVA Puzzle Mat

Starting date:
December 7, 2016
Posting date:
December 7, 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-61332

Affected products

EVA Puzzle Mat

Product description

This recall involves a foam puzzle mat that includes removable multi-colour cut-outs in the shape of numbers. The product can be identified by the universal product code (UPC) 058445262668.

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 foam puzzle mat can release small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of November 25, 2016, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries 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 360 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 14, 2016 to October 17, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
P.K. Douglass Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Big Tree International
Shantou
Guangdong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and discard in regular household waste or return to place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact P.K. Douglass by telephone toll-free at 1-877-600-6203 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm (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.