That's Not My Monkey, That's Not My Mermaid, That's Not My Giraffe, and That's Not My Squirrel books recalled due to mould

Starting date:
November 1, 2019
Posting date:
November 1, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71509

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: «That's Not My Monkey», «That's Not My Mermaid», «That's Not My Giraffe» and «That's Not My Squirrel» books.
  • Issue: Mould was found in the cartons containing the books.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from young children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit.

Affected products

«That's Not My Monkey», «That's Not My Mermaid», «That's Not My Giraffe» and «That's Not My Squirrel» books

Product description

This recall involves «That's Not My Monkey», «That's Not My Mermaid», «That's Not My Giraffe» and «That's Not My Squirrel» books. These are colour illustrated board books with half die-cut pages featuring tactile elements.

Recalled products:
Title Batch Number ISBN
That's Not My Monkey
  • 01849/25
  • 01849/26
  • 01849/28
  • 01849/29
9780746093368
That's Not My Mermaid
  • 01840/22
  • 01840/23
9781474959025
That's Not My Giraffe
  • 04809/1
  • 04809/6
9781474945554
That's Not My Squirrel
  • 03650/1
  • 03650/5
9781409596431

The batch numbers can be found on the bottom left hand corner of the back cover.

Hazard identified

The recalled books may be contaminated with mould.

As of September 18th 2019, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 1367 units of the affected books were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected books were sold from July 2019 to September 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
HarperCollins Canada
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Usborne Publishing Ltd.
London
Alberta
UNITED KINGDOM

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from young children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit.

For additional information, consumers may contact HarperCollins Publishers at 1-844-327-5757 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Monday Through Friday 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.