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Archived – Dizzy Ducks Music Box

Starting date:
November 1, 2007
Posting date:
November 1, 2007
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001597

Affected products

Dizzy Ducks Music Box

Product description

The Dizzy Ducks Music Box is a wind-up music box with ducks that spin as music plays.

Hazard identified

Surface paints on the wooden base of the music box contain excessive levels of lead.

Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. There have been no reported injuries.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit the following Healthy Canadians page: Reduce your exposure to lead.

Number sold

72 of the Dizzy Ducks Music Boxes were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from March 2007 through October 2007 for about $12.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Schylling Associates Inc.
Rowley
Massachusetts
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-541-2929

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Schylling to receive a refund or free replacement toy.

For additional information, contact Schylling at 1-800-767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.