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MOBI GlowMate Jr. Play Light

Starting date:
June 14, 2012
Posting date:
June 14, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products, Toys, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:

Affected products

Mobi GlowMate Jr. Play Light

Product description

This recall involves the GlowMate Jr. Playlight by Mobi. This is a portable night light that a child can bring into their bed. It is made of rigid white plastic and lights up in different colours when activated. It uses three "AAA" batteries and does not plug into the wall. The manufacturer has designed this toy for use by children 2 years old and up. This item can be identified by UPC: 891040701749, manufacturing code: JYE0210 and Item number: 70174.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada of these portable night lights has revealed that the battery door can come open during use, releasing the "AAA" batteries. These small parts can pose a choking hazard to young children and are hazardous if ingested.

Health Canada has received one incident report related to this product. The child released the battery door and attempted to ingest one of the batteries. No permanent injuries were sustained.

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 658 units of the recalled toy were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2010 to June 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Mobi Technologies Inc.
Culver City
Zoom Distribution Corp.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the GlowMate Jr. Play light and return it to the place of purchase for store credit or a refund, depending on store policy.

For more information, consumers may contact Zoom Distribution Corp. toll-free at 1-888-966-6911 (extension 705), between 10 AM and 4 PM EST Monday through Friday, by e-mail at or visit  Mobi technologies Inc.'s website.