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Plush Toys by Carousel Softoys Inc.

Starting date:
August 10, 2010
Posting date:
August 10, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002388

Affected products

Plush Toys by Carousel Softoys Inc.

Product description

This recall involves stuffed plush animals in an assortment of shapes: elephant, racoon, dog, monkey, frog, panda, mouse, rabbit, and bear. The toys are 15cm in height and have a red ribbon tied around their neck. Each animal also has a small loop attached to its head, which allows the toy to be hung for display.

The recalled plush toys have a hang tag with the model number 413-6ASA and "Carousel Softoys Inc." printed on it.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has identified that the eyes on the plush toys can detach easily; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

For some tips on choosing safe toys and keeping children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 1,510 units of the recalled plush toys were sold as prizes at various fairs, carnivals, and amusement parks in Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2009 to July 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc.
Boisbriand
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-214-0473

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled plush toys away from children and safely dispose of the toy, in regular household garbage, so that it cannot be reused.

For more information, consumers may contact Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc. at 1-800-214-0473.