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MJ Holding recalls LED Light Up Floating Ball Toys

Starting date:
October 21, 2013
Posting date:
October 21, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-36337

Affected products

LED Light Up Floating Eye Ball and LED Light Up Floating Ball Girls (Magic)

Product description

This recall involves the LED Light Up Floating Eye Ball and LED Light Up Floating Ball Girls (Magic) sold exclusively at Walmart stores.

The toy is a ball that has a fake floating ball inside and various coloured lights that turn on when the ball is knocked against a hard surface.

The products can also be identified by their UPC and SKU numbers as follows:
Product Name UPC SKU
LED Light Up Floating Eye Ball 8-18929-01011-2 30769582
LED Light Up Floating Ball Girls (Magic) 8-18929-01017-4 30769583

 

Hazard identified

The floating ball toys contain petroleum distillates which can be harmful or fatal if swallowed.  Low viscosity petroleum distillates can be highly toxic if ingested or if aspirated into the lungs, and may cause central nervous system depression, chemical pneumonia, pulmonary damage or death.

Neither Health Canada nor MJ Holding has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the recalled toy.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Healthy Canadians' General toy safety tips.

Number sold

Approximately 3132 units of the recalled toys were distributed. These products were sold exclusively at Walmart stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from August 8, 2013 to August 26, 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
MJ Holding Company Canada, ULC
Cambridge
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Walmart store for a refund.

If you believe that your child may have been exposed to the contents of the product, contact your family physician or your local poison control centre immediately.If you believe that your child may have been exposed to the contents of the product, contact your family physician or your local poison control centre immediately.

For more information, consumers may contact MJ Holding at 1-888-710-4484 or 1-519-623-2234 at extension 112, or by email. Consumers can also visit the firm’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.