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HarperCollins Publishers recalls That's Not My Reindeer and That's Not My Santa children's books

Starting date:
November 30, 2015
Posting date:
November 30, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

That’s Not My Reindeer and That’s Not My Santa children’s books

Product description

This recall involves That’s Not My Reindeer and That’s Not My Santa children’s books. These are full coloured children’s board books with half die-cut pages featuring tactile elements.

Title Batch Number ISBN
That’s Not My Reindeer 01848/14 9781409556046
That’s Not My Santa 01851/10 9781409537250

The batch numbers can be found on the bottom left hand corner of the back cover.

Hazard identified

The recalled books may be contaminated with mould.

Neither Health Canada nor HarperCollins Publishers have received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada. The manufacturer, Usborne Publishing, received one customer report of mould found in cartons of a UK shipment.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 1500 units of the recalled That’s Not My Reindeer book and 80 units of the recalled That’s Not My Santa book were sold at various stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from July 2015 to November 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


HarperCollins Publishers
Usborne Publishing Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from young children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit.

For additional information, consumers may contact HarperCollins Publishers at 1-844-327-5757 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday or email the firm at

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.