Lifetime Geodome Climber recalled due to chemical hazard

Starting date:
May 7, 2020
Posting date:
May 7, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73005

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Lifetime Geodome Climber
  • Issue: The accessible surface coating and applied surface coating components contain barium in excess of the allowable limit.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and contact Lifetime Products Inc. for additional information and refund.

Affected products

Lifetime Geodome Climber – Red and blue metal dome climber playset

Product description

The product is a red and blue metal dome climber playset with model #10131, Costco item #1010787 and Product ID #2002027. "Made in Taiwan" is indicated on the product ID sticker. 

Hazard identified

The surface coating and applied surface coating components contain barium in excess of the allowable limit.

As of April 22, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 260 units of the affected product were sold in Canada through the Costco.ca website.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 4 to March 28, 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Importer
Costco Canada Ltd.
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Lifetime Products, Inc.
Clearfield
Utah
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Lifetime Products, Inc. for additional information and refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the company by telephone at 1-800-292-3865 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time).

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.