Dollarama L.P. recalls Jump Ropes

Starting date:
July 19, 2017
Posting date:
July 19, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63972

Affected products

Jump Ropes (2 per pack)

Product description

This recall involves Jump ropes with plastic handles sold in packages of two and offered in two colour combinations: blue and purple, or pink and yellow. Product number 14-3036420 can be found on the upper right corner of the product packaging.

Hazard identified

The jump ropes may contain levels of phthalate that exceeds the allowable limit. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

As of July 12, 2017, Dollarama L.P. has not received any reports of incident or injuries related to the use of these jump ropes.

For further information on phthalates in children's products, see Health Canada's Website.

Number sold

Approximately 124,890 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2014 to June 29th, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and either dispose of the product or return it to the store for a refund (no receipt required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama by telephone at 1-888-755-1006 ext. 1000 or by email on the company'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.