Brin de Folie recalls Wind-up Racoon Toys

Starting date:
November 2, 2018
Posting date:
November 2, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68132

Affected products

Wind-up Racoon toys

Product description

The recall involves wind-up toy racoons with plastic wheels, available in 2 colours (yellow and green). No model number, UPC or identification number is marked on the product.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the affected products do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys. The tail can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of October 19, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the recalled products 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 5 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May to September, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Brin de folie
Quebec
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Brin de Folie for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Brin de Folie at (418) 692-2219 ET any day of the week.

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.