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Consumer product recall

Expanded Recall: POOF-Slinky Inc. recalls various Scientific Explorer Science Education Kits

Starting date:
May 9, 2014
Posting date:
May 9, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Expansion of January 20, 2014 recall

Affected products

POOF®-Slinky®/Scientific Explorer Spa Science Kit; Disgusting Gags and Pranks Kit; My First Mind Blowing Science Kit; Ultimate Spa and Perfume Kit; Magic Science Wizards Kit; My First Fizzy Foam Science Kit; Ideal Spa-La-La Exotic Bath Kit; Ideal Yuck-O Make Your Own Goofs and Spoofs Kit

Product description

Products affected by this recall:
Product Name Product Number UPC
Scientific Explorer Spa Science Kit 0SA214BL 7 81968 00214 4
Scientific Explorer Disgusting Gags and Pranks Kit 0SA220BL 7 81968 00220 5
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit 0SA221BL 7 81968 00221 2
Scientific Explorer Ultimate Spa and Perfume Kit 0SA228BL 7 81968 00228 1
Scientific Explorer Magic Science Wizards Kit 0SA247BL 7 81968 00247 2
Scientific Explorer My First Fizzy Foam Science Kit 0SA509BL 7 81968 00509 1
Ideal Spa-La-La Exotic Bath Kit 30003BL 0 71547 30003 8
Ideal Yuck-O Make Your Own Goofs and Spoofs Kit 30010BL 0 71547 30010 6

Hazard identified

It has been identified that the kits contain a substance in a quantity which exceeds that allowed under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and its Regulations. Inclusion of prohibited quantities of substances and a lack of required labelling can both lead to serious adverse health effects.

Neither Health Canada nor POOF-Slinky Inc. have received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximate 19,993 of the recalled kits were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled science education kits were sold from January 2013 to February 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States.


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled kits away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.

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.