Really Good Stuff recalls Write Again Magnetic Dry Erase White Boards

Starting date:
July 27, 2017
Posting date:
July 27, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64064

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Really Good Stuff LLC

Affected products

Write Again® magnetic dry erase white boards (various sizes).

Product description

The recalled dry erase white boards were sold, between March 2003 and April 2017,  under the "Write Again" brand in four different sizes and configurations:

  • 9 x 12 in. (approximately 23 x 30.5 cm.) (SKU 136110);
  • double-sided (SKU 152277);
  • 12 x 18 in. (approximately 30.5 x 45.75 cm.) (152211); and
  • 6 x 9 in. (approximately 15.25 x 23 cm.) (SKU 301800). 

Identifying labels on the boards include one of the following four SKU numbers: 136110, 152277, 152211, 301800. Lot numbers affected are XXXXXX-0903 through XXXXXX-1115 (see Label photo, below).

Hazard identified

The thin magnetic metal surface can separate from the product's composite board, creating a laceration hazard.

As of July 27, 2017 Really Good Stuff LLC has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 22,702 of the recalled products were sold in Canada (4,467 units shipped, 3,647 of which were kits of 6).

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold direct to consumers by Really Good Stuff through internet and catalog sales from March 2003 to April 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Really Good Stuff LLC
Monroe
Connecticut
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Magnetic Dry Erase White Boards.

For more information, contact Really Good Stuff by phone at 1-800-801-4046         (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday), by e-mail, or by visiting the company website.

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.