Dollarama Skip Ball Toy Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Dollarama Skip Ball Toy Recall [Canada]Dollarama, a Montreal, Quebec establishment, recalls an estimated 516,125 Skip Ball Toys due to suspected Phthalate contamination and consequential risk of child developmental delays and reproductive damage, all serious health hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/PdsR30ljFUn

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67342r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Skip Ball Toys made of a pink ankle loop and a multicolored ball, attached together by a plastic cord.

  • The product number, 14-1401338 can be found on the upper front part of the packaging and a UPC of 667888025213, on the back.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to Health Canada, the recalled Skip Ball Toys may contain levels of Phthalates that exceed the allowable limit under Canadian law. Studies suggest that certain Phthalates, including Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate; (“DEHP”), may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing Phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Skip Ball Toys, please do not use them nor let your child handle or play with them. Instead, kindly return the Skip Ball Toys to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm chemical poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any toy or other product, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect toy.

For more information and tips to help you choose safe toys and to help you keep children safe when playing with toys, please consult Health Canada’s Toy safety tips Web page at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/toy-safety/toy-safety-tips.html

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, Monday to Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.dollarama.com.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Skip Ball Toy, please search for “ball” or more generically, “toy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Reproductive Damage hazard, please search for “reproductive” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Dollarama, please search for “Dollarama” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-67342
Recalls Direct RIN: 10489-2018
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