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Archived - Massive Soldier with Machine Gun
- Starting date:
- August 1, 2008
- Posting date:
- August 1, 2008
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Childrens' Products, Toys
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Poisoning Hazard, Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Massive Soldier with Machine Gun
Plastic green camouflage toy soldier with a golden bullet belt across its chest and two black plastic guns, item no. 08-3000863.
Testing by Health Canada revealed that the surface paint on the toy contains lead in excess of the allowable limit. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Health Canada has not received reports of illness or injury to Canadians related to the use of this toy.
For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit: It's Your Health : Lead and Human Health.
Approximately 55,000 of the recalled toys were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The toys were sold from May 2007 to July 2008 at Dollarama stores nationwide.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children.
Consumers may return the toy to Dollarama for a replacement.