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Consumer product recall

Dollarama recalls Wooden Easy-Grab Puzzles

Starting date:
March 1, 2016
Posting date:
March 1, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Dollarama Wooden Easy-Grab Puzzles

Product description

This recall involves Wooden Easy-Grab Puzzles.  The 3 piece puzzles depict various animals (farm, garden, ocean and jungle animals themes) and have wooden knobs.  The products are intended for children 24 months and older and can be identified by item #08-3032698 and UPC 6 67888 17495 9.  Puzzle pieces showing the end of a metallic peg on the underside are not included in this recall.

Hazard identified

The wooden knobs may separate from the puzzle pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Dollarama has received one report of a knob detaching from a puzzle piece, with no reported injuries.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Consumers can find information on how to choose safe toys and protect their children when they play by visiting the General toy safety tips page on the Healthy Canadians website.

Number sold

Approximately 23,952 of the recalled puzzles were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled puzzles were sold from June 2015 to January 2016 in Dollarama stores across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.





Zhejiang Huangyan Hongni Arts & Craft factory

Zhejiang Province



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled puzzle away from children and return to the store to obtain a refund (no receipt required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama online by clicking on "Contact Us" or by calling 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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.