Consumer product recall

Addo Woodlets Lifting Puzzles recalled due to Choking Hazard

Starting date:
August 3, 2021
Posting date:
August 3, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76135

Last updated:
2021-08-05

Summary

  • Product:
    Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Alphabet, Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Vehicles, Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Safari, and Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Farm.
  • Issue:
    The small plastic pegs, which are used to lift the puzzle pieces, can detach from the metal screw holding the peg in place, posing a choking hazard to the user. 
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy and return the product to any Toys "R" Us Canada store for a full refund.

Affected products

Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Alphabet, Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Vehicles, Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Safari, and Woodlets Lifting Puzzles Farm

Product description

This recall involves the Alphabet, Vehicles, Safari, and Farm Woodlets Lifting Puzzles. Each puzzle is flat and comes with insertable puzzle pieces, which have small plastic pegs. All four product types listed below are affected:

SKU Item/MFR Item Description UPC
126009 216117C WOODLETS LIFTING PUZZLE ALPHABET 5056289402399
126017 216122C WOODLETS LIFTING PUZZLE VEHICLES 5056289404775
126020 216121C WOODLETS LIFTING PUZZLE SAFARI 5056289404768
126023 216120C WOODLETS LIFTING PUZZLE FARM 5056289404751

Hazard identified

The small plastic pegs, which are used to lift the puzzle pieces, can detach from the metal screw holding the pegs in place, posing a choking hazard to the user.

As of July 23, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 22,890 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September, 2019 to July, 2021. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor

Toys "R" Us Canada Ltd.

Concord

CANADA

Manufacturer

Addo Play Ltd.

Amersham

UNITED KINGDOM

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy and return the product to any Toys "R" Us Canada store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd. using the live chat feature on the company's website. Consumers may also contact Toys "R" Us customer service by email on the Contact Us webpage.

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

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.