Consumer product recall

CTG recalls Friction Powered School Bus

Starting date:
October 18, 2018
Posting date:
October 18, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

CTG Friction Powered School Bus

Product description

This recall involves the CTG Friction Powered School Bus. The recalled toy school bus can be identified by Item # 01475 CAN and UPC # 062823014756.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the school bus toy does not meet Canadian safety requirements for toys. Specifically, the school bus released small parts during testing, which are a choking hazard for young children.

Neither Health Canada nor CTG has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this toy in Canada.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 1752 units of the recalled school bus toys were sold in Canada at various retail stores.

Time period sold

The recalled school bus toys were sold from August, 2017 to October, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Shantou Topsky Toys Trading Co. Ltd.

Fuan Road District, Chenghai



CTG Brands Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled school bus toy away from children and return it to their place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact CTG by telephone at 1-905-761-3330, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST) Monday through Friday, or by email. Consumers may also visit the CTG 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.