Battat B. toys Firefly Frank Teether recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
April 14, 2021
Posting date:
April 14, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75349

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Battat B. toys Light-Up Firefly Teether Glowy Chews – Firefly Frank.
  • Issue: The teether poses a choking hazard to young children.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Firefly Frank and return it to any Hudson's Bay store for a full refund, or contact Battat to return by mail for a full refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Maison Battat Inc.

Affected products

Battat B. toys Light-Up Firefly Teether Glowy Chews – Firefly Frank

Product description

This recall involves a Battat B. toys glowing plastic infant toy teether in the shape of a blue, green and red smiling firefly character named Firefly Frank. The firefly teether is made of textured loops that light up when shaken and is identified by SKU number BX1653.

Hazard identified

The plastic wings can become detached from the body and pieces of the wings can break off, posing a potential choking hazard to young children.

As of March 25, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 14 reports from consumers that the wings had detached or pieces of the wing had broken off, including one report of a child choking on a broken piece of the wing, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 210 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 61,188 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2019 to March 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Maison Battat Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled Firefly Frank teether away from children and return the product to any Hudson's Bay store to receive a full refund, or contact Battat to return by mail for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Maison Battat Inc. at 1-844-963-2479 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.