"That's not my reindeer" books recalled due to mould

Starting date:
December 21, 2020
Posting date:
December 21, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74599

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: "That's not my reindeer" books.
  • Issue: Mould was found in a carton 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.

Affected products

"That's not my reindeer" books

Product description

This recall involves "That's not my reindeer" books. These are colour illustrated board books with half die-cut pages featuring tactile elements. The batch numbers can be found at the bottom left hand of the back cover. Only the Canadian shipment of batch number 01848/24 with ISBN 9781409556046 is affected by this recall.  

Hazard identified

The recalled books may be contaminated with mould.

As of December 14, 2020, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 636 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2020 to December 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

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

For additional information, consumers may contact HarperCollins Publishers at 1-844-327-5757 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 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.