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Stuffed Tinsel Snowman by Santa's Secrets

Starting date:
January 22, 2009
Posting date:
January 22, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Household Items, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001892

Affected products

Stuffed Tinsel Snowman by Santa's Secrets

Product description

This recall involves a soft stuffed snowman toy by Santa's Secrets. The snowman has a blue hat and scarf, both with tinsel trim. The snowman has hard black eyes and a metal bell attached to its arm. It measures 42 cm (16.5 inches) in height. The product is identified by item number A9 88394 and UPC number 060107883944.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada has revealed that the eyes and bell can detach; these small parts pose a choking a hazard to young children.

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

Number sold

Approximately 1,416 of the recalled snowman toys were sold at various dollar and discount stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled snowman toys were sold from September 2008 to December 2008.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Encore Sales Ltd.
Concord
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled snowman toy away from children.

The recalled toy may be returned to the original place of purchase for a refund, or it should be disposed of in regular household garbage.