Wild Republic Slap Watches recalled due to potential battery ingestion and choking hazards if the coin cell battery is released
- Starting date:
- May 12, 2021
- Posting date:
- May 12, 2021
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: Wild Republic Slap Watches.
- Issue: The coin cell battery inside the slap watches can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact K&M Toys Canada Co. for a full refund.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and K&M Toys Canada Co.
Wild Republic Slap Watches
This recall involves Wild Republic Slap Watches with various animal themed designs and colours. The children's watches are made of silicone and are approximately 23 cm or 9 inches long.
|Model Name||Model Number||UPC|
|SLAP WATCH BAT||22921||092389229219|
|SLAP WATCH BEAR BLACK||22909||092389229097|
|SLAP WATCH BISON||22910||092389229103|
|SLAP WATCH BUTTERFLY||22915||092389229158|
|SLAP WATCH CROCODILE||22009||092389220094|
|SLAP WATCH DISPLAY DK||22986||092389229868|
|SLAP WATCH DOLPHIN||22077||092389220773|
|SLAP WATCH DRAGON BLK VV||22839||092389228397|
|SLAP WATCH DRAGON GRN VV||22840||092389228403|
|SLAP WATCH EAGLE||22912||092389229127|
|SLAP WATCH ELEPHANT||22904||092389229042|
|SLAP WATCH FROG||22922||092389229226|
|SLAP WATCH GIRAFFE||22062||092389220629|
|SLAP WATCH KANGAROO||23397||092389233971|
|SLAP WATCH KNIGHT FACE VV||22837||092389228373|
|SLAP WATCH KNIGHT W/SHIELD VV||22836||092389228366|
|SLAP WATCH KOALA||23396||092389233964|
|SLAP WATCH LADY BUG||22913||092389229134|
|SLAP WATCH LEOPARD SNOW||22906||092389229066|
|SLAP WATCH LION||22905||092389229059|
|SLAP WATCH MERMAID||22005||092389220056|
|SLAP WATCH MUMMY VK||22830||092389228304|
|SLAP WATCH OCTOPUS||22007||092389220070|
|SLAP WATCH PANDA||22063||092389220636|
|SLAP WATCH PRINCESS VV||22838||092389228380|
|SLAP WATCH PTERANODON||22013||092389220131|
|SLAP WATCH RATTLESNAKE||22911||092389229110|
|SLAP WATCH RED PANDA||22907||092389229073|
|SLAP WATCH RHINO||23468||092389234688|
|SLAP WATCH SEA TURTLE||22008||092389220087|
|SLAP WATCH SHARK||22006||092389220063|
|SLAP WATCH SNAKE||22010||092389220100|
|SLAP WATCH SPIDER||22003||092389220032|
|SLAP WATCH STINGRAY||22923||092389229233|
|SLAP WATCH TIGER||22011||092389220117|
|SLAP WATCH T-REX||22014||92389220148|
|SLAP WATCH T-REX GREEN||22917||092389229172|
|SLAP WATCH T-REX SKELETON||22078||092389220780|
|SLAP WATCH TRICERATOPS||22916||092389229165|
|SLAP WATCH UNICORN||22951||092389229516|
|SLAP WATCH WOLF||22012||092389220124|
The coin cell battery inside the slap watches can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards. K&M Toys Canada Co. is voluntarily self-initiating this recall in Canada out of an abundance of caution and based on a new Australian regulation/standard relating to coin batteries.
As of April 29, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.
The company reported that 82,680 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 462,956 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January, 2018 to January, 2021.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
K&M Toys Canada Co.
Believe – Fly Trading Co., Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact K&M Toys Canada Co. for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Wild Republic toll-free at 1-800-800-9678 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM EST Monday through Friday or email at email@example.com. For online submissions, consumers can go to www.wildrepublic.com and click "Recall Alert" to complete the on-line registration form to apply for the refund.
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.
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