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Archived – Thomas & Friends™ and The Amazing Spider-Man™ Wooden Furniture Sets
- Starting date:
- October 1, 2007
- Posting date:
- October 1, 2007
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Childrens' Products, Household Items, Toys
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Thomas & Friends™ and The Amazing Spider-Man™ Wooden Furniture Sets
Recalled items include:
Thomas & Friends™ Set
Thomas & Friends™ Foot Stool / Step Stool
Thomas & Friends™ Table & 2 Chairs
Thomas & Friends™ Rocking Chair
Thomas & Friends™ Activity Desk
Thomas & Friends™ 9 Bin Toy Organizer
Thomas & Friends™ Room in a Box
Thomas & Friends™ Table & 2 Chairs (Square)
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Set
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Table & 2 Chairs
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Toy Box
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Step Stool
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Twin Bedroom in a Box
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Room in a Box (Sleeping)
The Amazing Spider-Man™ Room in a Box (Play)
The following items are not part of the recall:
- Thomas & Friends™ Toddler Bed
- Thomas & Friends™ Toy Box Bench
- The Amazing Spider-Man™ Toddler Bed
- The Amazing Spider-Man™ 9 Bin Toy Organizer
- The Amazing Spider-Man™ Saucer Chair
All items were made in China.
For the complete press release by SFI Designs Limited and pictures of the recalled items, see:
SFI Designs Limited: Urgent Recall Notice, Thomas & Friends™ and The Amazing Spider-Man™ Toddler Furniture
SFI Designs Limited-Amended-Urgent Recall Notice, Thomas & Friends™ and The Amazing Spider-Man™ Toddler Furniture.
Health Canada's sampling and testing program revealed that the red paint used on the recalled items contains lead (excluding the red colouring in the Thomas & Friends™ and The Amazing Spider-Man™ character decals).
Lead is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects. To date, Health Canada has not received reports of lead poisoning from the use of these products.
For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Reduce your exposure to lead.
Approximately 9,600 units of the Thomas and Friends™ items were sold at Wal-Mart, Toys R Us, Overwaitea Foods and various specialty stores throughout Canada. Approximately 1,500 units of The Amazing Spider-Man™ items were sold at Zellers, Sears and various specialty stores throughout Canada.
Time period sold
These items were sold from June 2006 through October 1, 2007.
SFI Designs Limited
Walmart Canada Inc.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toys "R" Us
- Overwaitea Food Group (OFG)
What you should do
Consumers are advised to immediately take the recalled items away from children.
The recalled items can be returned for a full refund at the store of their original purchase. If the items are not returned, consumers are urged to carefully disassemble the items and dispose of the parts in separate bags or containers so that the items cannot be reused.
For additional information, contact SFI Designs Limited toll-free at 1-888-668-1977 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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