OXELO 3-wheel scooters for children recalled due to chemical hazard

Starting date:
September 15, 2021
Posting date:
September 15, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76431

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: OXELO 3-wheel scooters for children.
  • Issue: The surface coating and applied surface coating components of the scooter contain barium sulfate in excess of the allowable limit under the Canadian Toys Regulations.
  • What to do: Stop using the product and contact Decathlon Canada Inc. for additional information and refund.

Affected products

OXELO 3-wheel scooters for children

Product description

This recall involves the following Oxelo 3-wheel children's scooters:
Brand Product Name Description Model Code
 OXELO

B1 500 Children's Scooter White-Mint V2

3-wheel scooter for children 80 cm to 1.20 m tall. Light up wheels. White, with purple handles, mint green stand, and pink wheels. 8602928/8502694
B1 500 Children's Scooter Blue-Red V2  3-wheel scooter for children 80 cm to 1.20 m tall. Light up wheels. White, with orange handles and wheels, and a purple stand. 8602927/8502693

Hazard identified

The surface coating and applied surface coating components of the scooter contain barium sulfate in excess of the allowable limit under the Canadian Toys Regulations.

As of September 8, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 2711 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September, 2019 to August, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Décathlon Canada Inc.
Brossard
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected product and return the product to the nearest Decathlon store for additional information and a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Decathlon Canada Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-844-533-3322, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., by email at onlineservice@decathlon.ca or visit the company'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.