Halloween Light-Up Skeleton & El Mask Recall [Canada]


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12307 - HCSC - Halloween Light-Up Skeleton Masks Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Giant Tiger Stores Limited, an Ottawa, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 3,607 Halloween Light-Up Skeleton Masks due to possible exposed low-voltage wiring and consequential risk of burn and laceration hazard, all serious safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/dujl30pV8aT

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/71507r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Halloween Light-Up Skeleton and El Masks.

  • The recalled Masks are molded plastic and can be secured with an attached elasticized band. Each Mask has cut-outs in the eye and nose areas, and have thin coloured tubing around the eyes, nose, mouth and top edge of the masks. The thin coloured tubing is shaped around the eye and mouth areas. The masks are operated with two (2) AA batteries and when turned on, the thin coloured tubing lights up, follows:
    • Halloween Light-Up Skeleton and El Masks, sold with a Giant Tiger SKU of 935713 and a UPC of 774223372229
    • Halloween Light-Up Skeleton and El Masks, sold with a Giant Tiger SKU of 929809 and a UPC of 774223375138

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Skeleton Masks can be found on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, the wires underneath the Mask may be exposed and come into contact with the face, posing a burn hazard. As of October 30, 2019, Giant Tiger has received one (1) reports of an exposed wire in Canada, which resulted in a one (1) minor burn injury.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of Asbestos exposure, visit Health Canada’s Health Risks of Asbestos Web page: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/healthy-living-vie-saine/environment-environnement/outdoor-air-exterieur/asbestos-amiante-eng.php.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Skeleton Masks, 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 further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Giant Tiger Consumer Support toll-free at 1-833-848-4437 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST on Saturday. You can also reach the company on the Web at https://vidweb.aws.marketlive.com/gianttiger_vid/text/responsive/customerservice/advisories/CustomerNotice_Halloween_Masks.pdf or by e-mail at support@gianttiger.freshdesk.com.

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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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-71507
Recalls Direct RIN: 12307-2019
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