Great Canadian Dollar Lobster Plush Toy Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Great Canadian Dollar Lobster Plush Toy Recall [Canada]Great Canadian Dollar Store, a Quispamsis, New Brunswick establishment, recalls an estimated 2859 Souvenir Lobster Plush Toys due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/aW0Z30lFUzZ

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67646r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Souvenir Lobster Plush Toys, as follows:

  • Souvenir Lobster Plush Toys, sold in red and measure approximately 23 cm (~ 10 inches) long with, “Nova Scotia”, “New Brunswick” or “Prince Edward Island” written on the left claw.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Lobster Plush Toys can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has determined that these Plush Toys do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys. Specifically, the hard plastic eyes on these Plush Toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

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

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 Great Canadian Dollar Store by telephone at 1-506-847-1963, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at judy.driscol@greatcanadiandollarstore.ca.

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 Plush Toys, please search for “toy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Choking hazard, please search for “choking” 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Great Canadian Dollar Store, please search for “Great Canadian Dollar” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-67646
Recalls Direct RIN: 10589-2018
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