Starting date: April 4, 2018
Posting date: April 4, 2018
Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall: Health Canada
Issue: Choking Hazard
Audience: General Public
Identification number: RA-66364
Plush bunnies, various colours
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.
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.
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.
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.