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PAPP International Inc., dba Beaver Books Publishing recalls Search & Smile Board Book Series with mirror
- Starting date:
- May 9, 2016
- Posting date:
- May 9, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Beaver Books Search & Smile Board Book Series
This recall involves the Search & Smile Board Book Series by Beaver Books Publishing. The books are hardcover, 21 cm x 28 cm in size and feature a mirror at the back. The series includes four book titles:
|On the Go||978177066-5033||69928410-3851||
PO10266-01-AUG2013 and PO10324-01-052014
The mirror at the back of the book is covered by a protective plastic sheet that can easily be removed. The plastic sheet is a small part and poses a choking hazard to young children.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.
Papp International Inc. has received one report in Canada of the plastic sheet detaching and being found in a child's mouth. No injuries were reported.
For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's General Toy Safety Tips.
Approximately 55,002 units of the recalled Search & Smile books were sold in Canada, and approximately 43,447 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled Search & Smile books were sold from October 2013 to April 2016 at various retail locations across Canada.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Papp International Inc. dba Beaver Books Publishing
Zhejiang Guanghua Creative Printing Co. Ltd (formerly Jinhua GH)
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children, remove the plastic film covering the mirror at the back of the book and discard it safely in regular household garbage.
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.
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