The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC recalls WinkelTM Color Burst Activity Toy

Starting date:
July 20, 2017
Posting date:
July 20, 2017
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-63930

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC

Affected products

Manhattan Toy WinkelTM Color Burst Activity Toy

Product description

This recall involves Manhattan Toy's WinkelTM Color Burst teething and activity toy. The toy has multi-coloured plastic tubing inserted into a plastic cube with rattle beads inside. The toy is approximately 10.2 centimetres (4.0 inches) wide, 12.7 centimetres (5.0 inches) long and 8.9 centimetres (3.5 inches) high and is intended for children 0+ months.

The following affected toys are included in this recall:
Item Number Lot Code UPC
206880 DH 011964436248
EH
HH
206871 EH 011964454549

The lot code can be found on the centre cube of the product or on the packaging (hang-tag or box) near the UPC.

Hazard identified

The plastic tubes can break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of July 6, 2017, the company has received one report of broken tubing in Canada, and no report of injuries.  In the United States, the company has received four reports of plastic tubes breaking, and no reports of injuries.

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 1,030 of the recalled toys were sold in Canada, and approximately 14,400 of the recalled toys were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from May 2015 to September 2016 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
The Manhattan Group, LLC
Minneapolis
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return it to the store where purchased, or contact The Manhattan Toy Company for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC by telephone toll-free at 1-800-541-1345 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, and between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 CT on Friday.  Consumers may also visit the firm's website for additional information.

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.