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Archived - Playgro™ Toy Box Musical Pullstring

Starting date:
December 1, 2008
Posting date:
December 1, 2008
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001852

Affected products

Playgro™ Toy Box Musical Pullstring

Product description

This recall involves the Playgro Toy Box Musical Pullstring, which is an infant toy intended to be attached to a crib or similar structure. The toy consists of two stuffed characters in vibrant colours. Pulling on the lower character on the string activates a melody and turns a propeller. The recall involves only Playgro Toy Box Musical Pullstring Model #101144, with either PO #28997 or PO #27082 marked on a white tag attached to the back of the toy.

Hazard identified

The propeller on the toy can detach and expose small parts which pose a choking hazard to young children.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the recalled toy.

Number sold

Approximately 6,950 units of the recalled toy were sold across Canada at major and independent retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled toy was sold from August 2007 to November 2008.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Elfe Juvenile Products
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-667-8184

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children.

For more information, or to arrange for receipt of a $25 credit certificate, consumers with the recalled toy should contact Elfe Juvenile Products by calling 1-800-667-8184 or by visiting the firm's Web site or Elfe Safety Recall Notice.