Edgewell Personal Care Canada, ULC Recalls Playtex Mealtime Plates and Bowls
- Starting date:
- October 3, 2017
- Posting date:
- October 3, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Household Items
- 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 Edgewell Personal Care Canada, ULC
Playtex Plates and Bowls with various colourful printed designs
This recall involves white polypropylene Playtex plates and bowls with colourful designs printed on the inside, a coloured rim on top, and a non-slip bottom. These BPA-free plates and bowls have various designs including cars, construction scenes, giraffes, princesses, superheroes, and more. The plates and bowls were sold separately and in sets, along with cups and cutlery.
|Playtex DC Superfriends Bowls, 3 count||078300014409|
|Playtex DC Superfriends Plates, 2 count||078300014416|
|Playtex DC Superfriends Mealtime Set||078300014423|
|Playtex Bowls, 3 count||078300059110|
|Playtex Plates, 2 count||078300059134|
|Playtex Bowls, 6 count||078300007449|
|Playtex Plates, 4 count||078300007456|
|Playtex Toddler Mealtime Set||078300067375|
The clear plastic layer over the graphics can peel or bubble from the surface of the plates or bowls, posing a potential choking hazard to young children.
As of September 2017, the company has received four reports of choking in Canada, and no reports of serious injuries. In the United States, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries.
Approximately 1.9 million units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 3.6 million units were distributed in the United States.
Time period sold
The product was sold in Canada between January 2010 and October 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Edgewell Personal Care Canada, ULC
T.I.E. Plastic Manufacturing Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and return the products to Edgewell for a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact the company by telephone toll-free at 1-888-220-2075 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST Mondays to Fridays. Consumers may also visit Playtex’s website for instructions.
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.