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Rattle Toy in 21-Piece Infant Gift Set

Starting date:
October 1, 2009
Posting date:
October 1, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002110

Affected products

Rattle Toy in 21-Piece Infant Gift Set

Product description

This recall involves the toy rattle that is included in a 21-piece infant gift set, sold under the brand name "Small Wonders". The rattle is in the shape of a set of keys. Two rattles are included in each gift set.

The gift sets are sold in three colour themes: yellow, blue, and pink. Other items included in the gift set include 7 bibs, a fork and spoon, brush and comb, and 8 washclothes.

The recalled gift sets can be identified by the following numbers: CA33484, style 22285, and UPC 627174222856.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada had revealed that the key-shaped toy rattles can pose a choking hazard to young children. The tips of the keys are small enough that they can enter into and become lodged in a child's throat.

This toy does not meet the Canadian safety requirements for the size and shape of rattles.

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

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 3,600 of the recalled products were sold at various retailers across Canada, including Winners and Bargain Shop stores.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2006 to September 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Tendertyme 1218216 Ontario Ltd.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the key shaped rattle away from children and dispose of it in regular household garbage.

For more information, consumers may contact Tendertyme at 1-866-593-3729.