Dollarama L.P. recalls Oball Rollin' Rainstick and Oball 2-IN-1 Roller

Starting date:
May 17, 2018
Posting date:
May 17, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66792

Affected products

Oball Rollin' Rainstick and Oball 2-IN-1 Roller

Product description

This recall involves the Oball Rollin' Rainstick, which is a multicolor rattle toy that contains a clear cylinder in the middle with multicolor beads insidethat can travel through the cyclinder.

This recall also involves the Oball 2-IN-1 Roller, which is a multicolor rattle toy with a blue or red plastic handle, which contains a clear ball with multicolor beads inside.

The following products are included in the recall:
Name of the affected product Sku Number UPC
Oball Rollin' Rainstick 3063383 834282000300
Oball 2-IN-1 Roller 3063447 834282010910

Hazard identified

If the ball structure were to be damaged, pieces of the ball could be pulled off therefore posing a choking hazard to young children.
As of May 14, 2018, the company has received two incidents with no injuries 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.

Number sold

Approximately 19,875 units of the Oball Rollin' Rainsticks and 19,607 of the Oball 2-IN-1 Rollers were sold in Canada through various Dollarama stores.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold between March 17th 2017 and April 20th 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and either dispose of the product or return it to the store for a refund (no receipt required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama toll free at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit the company'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.

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.