Lifetime Geodome Children’s Playset Recall [Canada]


Lifetime Geodome Children's Playset Recall [Canada]

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Costco Canada Ltd,. an Ottawa, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 260 Lifetime Geodome Climber Children’s Playsets from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Barium content in excess of the allowable limit under Canadian regulation and consequential risk of nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, watery Diarrhea, Hypokalemia (a reduction in blood potassium levels that can result in Ventricular Tachycardia, Hypertension and/or Hypotension, muscle weakness and paralysis) and kidney damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/urzq30qFOI5

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73005r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Children’s Playsets are subject to this recall:

  • Lifetime Geodome Climber, a red and blue metal dome Climber-type Playset, sold with a model number of 10131, a Costco item number of 1010787 and a product ID designation of 2002027. An ID sticker indicating its country, Made in Taiwan, can be found on the Playset.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Children’s Playsets 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, the accessible surface coating and applied surface coating components of the recalled Children’s Playsets contain Barium in excess of Canada’s allowable limit.

Ingestion of Barium, a silvery-white metal that is used in a wide variety of manufacturing processes including painting as well as in some medical diagnostic testing, may also be linked to reproductive impairment and/or developmental abnormalities in children.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Lifetime Geodome Climber Children’s Playsets, please do not let your child play on, with or near them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, 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 food.

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 further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact the company at 1-800-292-3865 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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 Children’s Playsets, please search for “playsets” or more generically, “toys” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Poisoning hazards, please search for “poisoning” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-73005
Recalls Direct RIN: 13021-2020
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General information:
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==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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