Swimming Animal Wind-up Toys recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
October 11, 2019
Posting date:
October 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71173

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Swimming Animal Wind-up Toys.
  • Issue: The wind-up toys could break, posing a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and dispose them in the garbage.

Affected products

Swimming Animal Wind-up Toys

Product description

This recall involves the Swimming Animal Wind-up Toys. The toys have a wind-up key on the belly and come in a variety of colours and animal shapes.

The following item numbers are part of this recall:  123, 011, 012, 013, and 015. 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Swimming Animal Wind-up Toys do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for small parts and may pose a choking hazard. 

As of September 30, 2019, Chantia Sales (Lucky Imports) 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 108 units of the recalled toys were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from August 2018 to September 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Importer
Chantia Sales (Lucky Imports)
Etobicoke
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Ameri-China International Inc.
Los Angeles
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and dispose them in the garbage.

For more information, consumers may contact Chantia Sale (Lucky Imports) by visiting the firm'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.