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Party City recalls Toy Tambourines
- Starting date:
- December 29, 2016
- Posting date:
- December 29, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Identification number:
This recall involves seven styles of clear plastic toy tambourines in various colours. The tambourines make a rattling sound when the toy is in use. Each tambourine has a round sticker with a children’s character or design on the face of the toy.
|Item Number||Product Name||UPC|
|394629||Sofia the First Tambourine||013051507893|
|394729||Disney Princess Tambourine||013051508852|
|397410||Shimmer & Shine Tambourine||013051660543|
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Minnie Tambourine does not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys. The tambourine can release small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, when the small parts detach, sharp points can be exposed posing a laceration hazard. Similar tambourine styles may also pose the same hazard and are also being recalled by the company.
As of December 13th, 2016, the company has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys in Canada.
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.
Approximately 86,690 units of the recalled toys were sold in Canada at Party City stores.
Time period sold
The recalled toys were sold from February 2013 to December 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Dah Loong Ornaments Toys Company, Ltd.
Party City Canada
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to the nearest Party City store location for a credit.
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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