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Magnetic Plush Animals by Toy Land Company

Starting date:
May 25, 2010
Posting date:
May 25, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Miscellaneous, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002308

Affected products

Magnetic Plush Animals by Toy Land Company

Product description

This recall involves magnetic plush animals made by Toy Land Company. The animals are approximately 8 centimetres (3 inches) long, have magnets in their hands and feet, and come in the shape of a variety of animals, including rabbits, lions, ducks, giraffes, and dogs.

The recalled plush animals have item number Q5PT270 or Q5PT271 (above the bar code) and the name "Toy Land Company" (below the bar code) written on the cardboard hang tag that is attached to the plush animal.

Hazard identified

Field testings conducted by Health Canada have determined that the eyes on the magnetic plush animals can detach easily; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Toy Land Company nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Healthy Canadians Toy Safety.

Number sold

Approximately 3,460 of the recalled magnetic plush animals were sold at a variety of stores, including dollar stores, across Canada.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Toy Land Company
Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled magnetic plush animals away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Toy Land Company at 1-800-668-6388.