Boy Story LLC recalls Action Dolls
- Starting date:
- September 26, 2018
- Posting date:
- September 26, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Boy Story LLC.
Mason & Billy Action Dolls and Mason & Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Dolls
This recall involves four styles of Boy Story action dolls. These include Mason and Billy Action Dolls and Mason & Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Dolls. The recalled dolls are 10 cm long by 18 cm wide by 46 cm high. They came with outfits consisting of a button-up shirt, white t-shirt and jeans. Boy Story LLC is stamped on the left foot of each doll.
|Model Name||Model Number||UPC Number|
|Mason Action Doll||AD 1001||850620007008|
|Billy Action Doll||AD 1002||850620007015|
|Mason HeForShe Special Edition Action Doll||AD 1001-HFS||850620007046|
|Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Doll||AD 1002-HFS||850620007053|
The joints on the vinyl dolls can break, creating broken pieces that pose a choking hazard to young children.
As of September 14, 2018, the company has received about 40 reports of the vinyl breaking on the joints, and no reports of injuries in Canada or the United States.
Approximately 40 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 8500 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from December 2016 to May 2018 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Boy Story LLC
Mentor International Corp.
Dongguan City, Guangdong
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dolls contact Boy Story LLC for instructions on how to receive a full refund of the purchase price.
For more information, consumers may contact Boy Story LLC toll-free by telephone at 240-670-0221, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET or by email. Consumers may also visit the company's website for more information.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
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.