Dollar Tree Canada recalls Plush Bunnies

Health Canada’s testing found that the eyes and nose may possibly detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Starting date: April 4, 2018

Posting date: April 4, 2018

Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:Toys

Source of recall: Health Canada

Issue: Choking Hazard

Audience: General Public

Identification number: RA-66364

Affected products

Plush bunnies, various colours

Product description

This recall involves plush bunnies that measure 9 inches (23 centimetres), may be blue, white, yellow purple or pink in colour and are marked with UPC 639277700865.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the affected products do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys.  Health Canada’s testing found that the eyes and nose may possibly detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of March 23, 2018, neither Dollar Tree Canada nor Health Canada has received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys in Canada.

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

Approximately 41, 000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from January 2018 to March 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor: Dollar Tree Canada, Burnaby, British Columbia CANADA

Manufacturer: Quanjiao Xian Ruixiang Crafts Co Ltd Anhui  Chuzhou City CHINA

 

What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and discard in regular household garbage.

For more information, consumers may contact Dollar Tree Canada by telephone at 1-877-327-2512 Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST or visit the firm’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.