Dollarama Water Balloon Pump Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Dollarama Water Balloon Pump Recall [Canada]Dollarama recalls an estimated 66,458 Water Balloon Pump Toys due to laceration hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/6fH9305JqQL

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/60620r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves Water Balloon Pump Toys sold at Dollarama.

  • The recalled Toy is made of plastic and consists of a colored reservoir (blue, red or green) with an attached manual pump, a handle and a nozzle for filling balloons with water.

The product was sold with 150 balloons included. The product is intended for children eight (8) years and older and can be identified by item number 14-3043438 and a UPC of 6 67888 22014 4.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Water Balloon Pumps are pictured on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, when the reservoir is filled with water and the Pump activated, if the toy is dropped, the Pump/handle/nozzle assembly can break and project sharp plastic pieces posing a laceration hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products. Dollarama, however, has received two (2) reports of a Pump bursting and causing injuries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Water Balloon Pump Toys, please do not let your child play with them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Dollarama toll free at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.dollarama.com/about_us/contact-us/.

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

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Additional information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-7805
Recalls Direct RIN: 60620-2016
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