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Battat B. FunKeys Toy / Parents Magazine Electronic Keys

Starting date:
August 2, 2011
Posting date:
August 2, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002619

Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and the Maison Joseph Battat Ltee

Affected products

Battat B. FunKeys Toy / Parents Magazine Electronic Keys

Product description

This recall involves a keychain toy that plays electronic sounds and contains three keys, a mini flashlight, and a belt clip. The toy is intended for children ages 6 months and up. This recall involves only two batches with the codes: 010810 or 063010.

These codes are etched on the back of the product.
Model Number Colour UPC
BX1001Z Red 062243 228818
BX1000Z Green 062243 228801

Hazard identified

The metal toy keys and the plastic key ring can break, posing a choking hazard.

The US CPSC has received 31 incidents of either key or key ring breakage.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these FunKeys toys.

Number sold

Approximately 3,600 units of the recalled FunKeys toys were sold across Canada.

Approximately 1,075,600 units of the recalled FunKeys toys were sold In the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled FunKeys toys were sold from 2006 to April 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Maison Joseph Battat Ltd.
8440 Darnley Road
Montréal
H4T 1M4
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-361-7899

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled FunKeys toys away from children. Consumers may contact Maison Joseph Battat Ltd. to receive a free replacement key.

For more information, consumers may contact Maison Joseph Battat Ltd. at 1-800-361-7899 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.