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Inflatable Baby Floats by Aqua-Leisure Industries

Starting date:
August 1, 2009
Posting date:
August 1, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002066

Expansion on July 2009 Recall

Affected products

Inflatable Baby Floats by Aqua-Leisure Industries

Product description

This recall involves three additional inflatable baby floats by Aqua-Leisure Industries. The products were sold in a variety of styles, model numbers, and colours.

A date between 08/02 and 07/08 is moulded on the valves of recalled products. Products not included in the recall can be identified with the lettering "NP" moulded on the valve.

The recalled names and model numbers can be found on the product packaging. The following names and model numbers are included in this recall expansion:

Name Model Numbers Description
Silly Seahorse Sunshade Float SA-3223/24WM Purple and orange inflatable float with seahorse appendages, blue vinyl seat bucket, and purple inflatable adjustable sunshade.
Playful Puppy Sunshade Float SA-3223/24WM Red, yellow, and pink inflatable float with dog appendages, yellow vinyl seat bucket, and yellow/pink adjustable sunshade.
Baby Nessie Sunshade Float BN0700 Purple and green dinosaur inflatable float with green vinyl seat bucket and yellow inflatable adjustable sunshade.

For more information pertaining to the original recall, please visit: Inflatable Baby Floats by Aqua-Leisure Industries.

Hazard identified

The leg straps in the seat of the float can tear, causing children to unexpectedly fall into or under the water, posing a risk of drowning.

Neither Aqua-Leisure Industries nor Health Canada have received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians as related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 21 000 of the products included in this recall were sold at Wal-Mart and Toys "R" Us stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between 2007 and 2008.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Aqua-Leisure Industries
Avon
Massachusetts
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled inflatable baby floats and contact Aqua-Leisure for instructions to receive a full refund.

For more information, consumers may visit the firm's website or contact Aqua-Leisure toll-free at 1-866-807-3998 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.