Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. recalls Kangaroo's Super Cool Slime

Starting date:
September 7, 2018
Posting date:
September 10, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67728

Affected products

Super Cool Slime

Product description

This recall involves Super Cool Slime products with production dates of July 2017 to March 2018 as indicated on the label.  The following products are affected by this recall:

Product SKU / Item Number
Original Slime 10441 / 10422
Emoji Poop Slime 10451 / 10500 
Unicorn Poop Slime 10499 / 10502
Glow in the Dark Slime 10498 / 10503

 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined the Super Cool Slime products do not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Boric acid can be toxic to children if licked or swallowed. Children are more sensitive to boric acid toxicity than adults. High levels of boric acid ingestion may have long-term effects on a child's development and their future reproductive health.

As of September 10, 2018  Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. has received no reports of 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.

Number sold

Approximately 106,344 units of the recalled slimes were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled slimes were sold from July 2017 to September 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc.
Tempe
Arizona
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled slime away from children and dispose of it in their regular household garbage or return to place of purchase for a refund.  

For more information, consumers may contact Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. by telephone at 1-480-566-8686, from11:00 am to 8:00 pm(EST) or by email.

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.