Dollar Novelty Imports Inc. recalls Fish Shaped Bath Toys

Starting date:
December 7, 2017
Posting date:
December 7, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65302

Affected products

Fish Shaped Bath Toys

Product description

This recall involves a set of three bath toys shaped as fish; the fish are green, orange, and blue. The toys are made from soft, squeezable rubber.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these bath toys do not meet the Phthalates Regulations for the allowable limit of Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP).

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 November 27, 2017 the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 708 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from November 2015 to November 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Dollar Novelty Imports
Calgary
Alberta
CANADA
Manufacturer
Yiwu Real Team Import and Export Co. Ltd
Yinhai District
Yiwu
CHINA

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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 contact Dollar Novelty Imports for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Dollar Novelty Imports at (403) 802-1398 Monday to Friday 09:00 a.m. to 16:30 p.m. CST 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.