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Expanded Recall: Dollar Tree Canada recalls Doctor Playsets

Starting date:
June 15, 2016
Posting date:
June 15, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Expansion of May 20, 2016 recall

Affected products

Doctor Playset

Product description

This recall involves children’s doctor playsets sold in various designs and models. The toy sets contain a stethoscope with a variety of toy medical instruments.

The product is labelled for ages 2 and above. 

Hazard identified

The ear buds on the stethoscope and the tip of the syringe may detach causing a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Dollar Tree has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

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 31,554 units of the recalled doctor playsets were sold at Dollar Tree Canada locations.

Time period sold

The recalled toy was sold from July 2011 to December 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


DTSC Imports
British Columbia
JiQi Toys Factory
Shantou Fuxin Trading
Shantou Cheng Lee Plastic Co Ltd

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children and return it to a Dollar Tree location for a full refund.

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.