Miniware Silicone Teething Spoons recalled due to Choking Hazard

Starting date:
June 24, 2020
Posting date:
June 24, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73405

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Miniware Silicone Teething Spoons.
  • Issue: If used as teethers, spoons can break in a child's mouth, posing a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled teething spoons and contact Bonnsu for a free replacement teething spoon.

Affected products

Miniware Silicone Teething Spoons

Product description

This recall involves Miniware teething spoons that are made from food-grade silicone designed for infants to use during the teething phase, approximately 4-24 months of age. The spoons were sold in a set of two and came in gray, aqua, peach, key lime (green), cotton candy (pink), and lavender colours. "Miniware" is stamped in raised letters on the handle of the spoons.

The spoons were also sold in Meal Kit Configurations. The kits were "First Bites" that included spoons, bowl, suction foot, and lid. The spoons colors came in key lime, aqua, cotton candy, lavender, gray and peach. The "First Bites Travel Kit" included a spoon, bowl, suction foot, and travel bag. The spoons came in lavender and aqua colour. The "Sip and Snack" kit included a spoon, bowl, suction foot and drinking cup. The spoon came in peach and gray colour.

Hazard identified

The teething spoon can break in a child's mouth when being used as a teether, posing a choking hazard to infants.

As of June 24, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 204 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2019 to April 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Distributor
Bonnsu LLC
Sausalito
California
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Jin-Hui Industrial Co.
Tainian City
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teething spoons, carefully inspect spoons for any signs of wear or damage, and contact Bonnsu for a free replacement product.

For more information, consumers may contact Bonnsu toll-free at 855-334-8129 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or by email, or online and click on "Recalls" located at the bottom of the page.

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.