Consumer product recall

Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime and Magical Mixing recalled due to chemical hazard

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Summary

Product
Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime and Magical Mixing
Issue
Consumer products - Chemical hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them according to municipal hazardous waste guidelines.

Affected products

This recall involves Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime and Magical Mixing.

 

The following products are affected:
Brand Name Product Name Item number UPC
Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime 6270000 092633315071
Creativity for Kids Magical Mixing 6250000 092633314142

Issue

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime and Magical Mixing does not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Boric acid can be toxic to children if licked or swallowed. Children are more sensitive to boric acid toxicity than adults. High levels of boric acid ingestion may have long-term effects on a child's development and their future reproductive health.

As of October 23, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Creativity for Kids DIY Glowing Squishy Slime and Magical Mixing and dispose of them according to municipal hazardous waste guidelines.

For more information, consumers can contact Faber-Castell by telephone at 1-800-311-8684, Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – Noon EST or by email at consumer@fabercastell.com.

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 consumers 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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 3,759 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from January 2020 to October 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Toys and games
Companies

Manufacturer

Faber-Castell USA

9000 Rio Nero Drive

Cleveland, OH

USA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74478