Xing da Toy Oval Magnets recalled due to ingestion hazard

Starting date:
June 14, 2021
Posting date:
June 14, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75803

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Xing da Toy Oval Magnets.
  • Issue: Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of the Toys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnet set, ensure all pieces are accounted for and contact their municipality for instructions on how to dispose of or recycle the products.

Affected products

Xing da Toy Oval Magnets

Product description

This recall involves Xing da Toy Oval Magnets. The magnet set is sold on a blister card and contains 2 magnets. The UPC barcode number for the products is 829841015673. The Xing da Oval Magnet model number is NS-103.

Health Canada has previously posted an advisory for this product and another similar product on June 3, 2021. 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of theToys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.

The results of swallowing small powerful magnets can be very serious and life-threatening. Swallowing incidents have often resulted in considerable damage to the gastrointestinal tissues and required emergency surgical treatment. For survivors, there can be long-term health consequences.

As of June 7, 2021, the company has received no reports of any incidents or injuries in Canada.

For more information on the danger of swallowing magnets, visit the Government of Canada's webpage on Magnet safety. For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

The company has reported that approximately 20 units of the recalled Xing Da Oval Magnets were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled magnets were sold up to December, 2019. Similar products may have been sold by other brick and mortar stores as well as by other online retailers.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Great Canadian Dollar Store #435
Waterdown
Ontario
CANADA
Importer
Dollar Novelty Imports
Calgary
Alberta
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnet set, ensure all pieces are accounted for and contact their municipality for instructions on how to dispose of or recycle the products.

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.