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Product Recall: Little Live Pets Lil’ Frog Lily Pad Toy From Dollarama ~ Chemical Hazard

Starting date: October 19, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Issue: Chemical Hazard
Audience: World Wide Recall

Affected products

Lil’ Frog Lily Pad toys

Product description

This recall involves the Little Live Pets Lil’ Frog Lily Pad plastic toys. Each toy frog was sold with a plastic base and lid and operates with four button batteries (included) which allow for the frog to jump.

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The following products are included in the recall:
Name of the affected product SKU Number Date Code UPC
Lil Frog Lily Pad 28218 WS112016 to WS123216 630996282182

The SKU number is printed on the frog’s lower belly near its left thigh with a manufacture date code under it.

Hazard identified

When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the battery’s cap can become a projectile and the battery’s chemicals can leak, posing chemical and injury hazards.

In the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, the manufacturer has received seventeen reports of the battery’s cap becoming a projectile or battery chemicals leaking, including two reports of injuries for eye irritation from the battery chemicals as communicated in the previous recall carried out by a different importer.

Number sold

Approximately 1,142 units of the affected products were sold in Canada through various Dollarama stores.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from September 8th 2017 to September 14th 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Moose Enterprise (INT) Pty
Victoria
AUSTRALIA
Distributor
Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and either dispose of the product or return it to the store for a refund (no receipt required).

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For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama toll free at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit the company’s website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.



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