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CLS Imports Inc. recalls Pon Pon Ball

Starting date:
February 11, 2015
Posting date:
February 11, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-43649

Affected products

Flashing Pon Pon Ball

Product description

This recall involves a soft stretchy plastic yo-yo ball toy in various colours with a short stretchable plastic finger loop. The toy is covered in stretchable two-tone spikes and has white plastic bulging eyes. The ball has a flashing light-up centre that is activated with impact. The product is labelled as a "Pon Pon Ball" with UPC #097138729187.

The recalled yo-yo ball toy weighs approximately 120 g.

Hazard identified

Yo-yo type balls and similar products are banned in Canada because they present a hidden risk of strangulation to children.

Neither Health Canada nor CLS Imports Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians 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 General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 540 of the recalled toy were distributed in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were distributed from June 2014 to January 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
CLS Imports Inc.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and safely dispose of it in regular household trash. For more information, consumers may contact CLS Imports Inc. by telephone at 1-877-850-6443.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.