Consumer product recall

BSN SPORTS recalls Rubber Critter Toys

Starting date:
October 10, 2018
Posting date:
October 10, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Rubber Critter Toys

Product description

This recall involves rubber critter in various colors and animal shapes including octopus, alligators, chickens, frogs, penguins, cows and pigs. The toys were sold individually and in sets ranging from 2 to 24 rubber critters.

The following products are included in the recall:
SKU Individual and Set Descriptions
1126129 Alligator – Set of 6
7752160 Bass – 6 Color Pack
77521XXX Deluxe Bass Set
1151992 Mini Chickens 9" – Set of 6
7752260 Chicken – 6 Color Pack
77522XXX Chicken
1235333 Cow – Set of 6
1152029 Mini Fish 8" – Set of 6
1152005 Mini Frogs 8" – Set of 6
7752460 Frog – 6 Color Pack
77524XXX Frog
1088243 Octopus – Set of 6
1088267 Octopus
1235326 Penguin
1369519 Penguins – 6 Color Pack
1152012 Mini Pigs 8" – Set of 6
7752360 Pig – 6 Color Pack
77523XXX Pig
The following products are included in the recall:
SKU Pack Descriptions
1092431 Parachute Package (6 Chickens)
1276855 PE Essentials Pack (6 Penguins, 6 Octopus, 6 Pig)
1346602 Adapted Activities Package (2 Octopus, 2 Penguin)
1384917 Critter Package (1 Fish, 1 Frog, 1 Octopus, 1 Chicken, 1 Penguin)
1389171 OPEN Basketball Skills 3-5 Econo (2 Penguins)
1389172 OPEN Basketball Skills 3-5 Basic (2 Penguins)
1389180 OPEN Personal and Social Resp Basic K-2 (6 Chickens, 6 Fish, 6 Frogs, 6 Penguins)
1389182 OPEN Soccer Skills Basic 3-5 (3 Chickens)
1389592 Toss and Catch Pack (3 Chickens)
1397247 Softee Activity Pack (2 Penguins)
1397250 Field Day Pack (6 Chickens)
1389181 Soccer Skills Eco Pack (6 Chickens)

Hazard identified

The paint on the toys contained levels of lead in excess of the allowable limit.  Lead is toxic to children even at low exposure levels. Children can ingest harmful amounts of lead when they chew or suck items containing lead.

As of September 15, BSN SPORTS has received no reports of incidents or injury related to the use of this product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1,710 units of the affected products were sold in in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold between February 2017 and February 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact BSN SPORTS to return the toy for a merchandise credit.

For more information, consumers can contact BSN SPORTS by telephone at 888-847-8816 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at,, and and click on the product recall link at the bottom of the page or for more information.

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.