Science Expeditions Science Kit Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Science Expeditions Science Kit Recall [US & Canada]Little Passports recalls an estimated 7,700 Science Expeditions Northern Lights Science Kits due to risk of overheating and consequential fire and burns, both serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/IDqk30dHUjN; HCSC: http://ht.ly/Eb2L30dHV8l

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Little-Passports-Recalls-Science-Kits-Due-to-Burn-Hazard-Recall-Alert

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/63230r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Science Expeditions Northern Lights Science Kits with “Make an Electromagnet” and “Aurora in a Box” experiment modules that use battery packs.

  • The recalled Science Kits were sent to Little Passports subscribers in February 2017. The “Magnet Lab” experiment and comic book included in the Science Expeditions Northern Lights kit do not use battery packs and are not part of this recall.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the battery packs included in the recalled Science Kits can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Science Kits, please do not use 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 Little Passports toll-free at 1-866-991-4547 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.littlepassports.com and click on the “Product Safety” link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-746
HCSC ID number: RA-63230
Recalls Direct RIN: 8962-2017
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