Safety Goggles Sold with Throw Throw Burrito Extreme Edition Dodgeball Game Sets (Sold Exclusively on Kickstarter) recalled due to Laceration Hazard
- Starting date:
- September 16, 2019
- Posting date:
- September 19, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Laceration Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: Safety Goggles sold with Throw Throw Burrito Extreme Going Pro Edition Dodgeball Card Game sets.
- Issue: The goggles contain glass lenses, posing a laceration hazard if shattered.
- What to do: Immediately stop using the safety googles and contact Exploding Kittens Inc. for a free replacement.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Exploding Kittens Inc.
Safety Goggles sold with Throw Throw Burrito Extreme Going Pro Edition Dodgeball Card Game sets
This recall involves safety goggles sold with the prototype Throw Throw Burrito Extreme Going Pro Edition Dodgeball Card Outdoor Game sets. The goggles were sold with the game sets in a neon orange nylon drawstring backpack with the name of the game in black lettering.
The goggles contain glass lenses, posing a laceration hazard if shattered.
As of September 13, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents and injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of goggle lenses breaking or cracking, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 735 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 7,028 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from February 2019 to March 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Exploding Kittens Inc.
LinYi YongShang Protection Articles Company
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled safety goggles and cut the goggles down the center of the flexible plastic. Then, take a picture of the destroyed goggles and contact Exploding Kittens Inc. for a free replacement.
For more information, consumers may send an email, call toll-free at 866-777-7027 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online and click on "In Case of Recall" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being re-distributed, 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.