Dollarama recalls MONTOY Little Princess Doll

Starting date:
January 3, 2019
Posting date:
January 3, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68764

Affected products

MONTOY Little Princess Doll

Product description

This recall involves the MONTOY branded Little Princess Doll. The product comes in six different variations with the same identification code. The item number 08-3066065 and UPC 667888315611 can be found on the lower back part of the packaging.

The six variations of the doll are:

  • Brown hair, yellow dress
  • Blonde hair, blue and pink dress
  • Red hair, blue dress with yellow outline
  • Red hair, pink dress
  • Black hair, purple and pink dress
  • Blonde hair, blue and orange dress

Hazard identified

The plastic doll contains levels of phthalates that exceed the allowable limit and may pose a chemical hazard. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

As of December 21 2018, Dollarama L.P. has not received any reports of incident or injuries related to the use of the doll.

For further information on phthalates in children's products, see Health Canada's Website.

Number sold

Approximately 111,378 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 12, 2017 to December 18, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

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

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What you should do

Consumers should take the recalled toys away from children and either dispose of them or return to the store to obtain a refund (no receipt required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama toll free at 1-888-365-4266, 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.