Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys recalled due to Laceration and Choking Hazards

Starting date:
September 11, 2019
Posting date:
September 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard, Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70951

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys
  • Issue: The bath toys could break and create a sharp point, posing a laceration or choking hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return them to Pearhead Inc.

Affected products

Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys

Product description

This recall involves interlocking Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys. The plastic toys have a large circle in the middle with an engraved smiley face attached to six smaller circles. The toys can be connected to one another and can float on water. They were sold in sets of six pieces coloured blue, navy, red, orange yellow and green. The bath toys are intended for children ages 12 months and older.

Hazard identified

The bath toys could break and create a sharp point, posing a laceration or choking hazard.

As of August 26 2019, the company has received one report of the bath toy breaking in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 318 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2018 to August 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Pearhead Inc.
Brooklyn
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys away from children and return them to Pearhead Inc for a refund and a complimentary Ubbi Squeeze Bath Toy replacement. 

For more information, consumers can contact the company by telephone at 718-422-0592 Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, by email or by visiting the company's website and filling out the refund form.

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.