Consumer product recall

Hedstrom recalls Sensory Combo Pack

Starting date:
August 29, 2016
Posting date:
August 29, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-59954

Affected products

Hedstrom Sensory Combo Pack

Product description

This recall involves the Hedstrom Sensory Combo Pack. The packaging has "Sensory Combo" printed on the front with a picture of an infant. It includes 7 items; 3 – 12 sided foam dice, a 6" orange PVC knobby ball, and 3 PVC sensory shaped items (hexagon, diamond, and clover). The product may be identified by UPC 0-33419-04517-5, the item number 1059395 is printed above the barcode and the product is recommended for infants over 6 months.

Hazard identified

The product may release small foam pieces when mouthed or chewed by an infant. The small pieces of foam may pose a choking hazard for infants and young children.

Health Canada has not received any report of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.

Hedstrom has received one report related to the separation of small foam pieces from the product in Canada. No injury was reported.

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 2,570 units were sold across the country at Costco Canada locations.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from July 2016 to August 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor

Hedstrom – a division of Ball, Bounce and Sport, Inc.

Ashland

Ohio

UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Innovative Toys Ltd.

Shanghai

CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to your nearest Costco warehouse location for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Hedstrom by phone at 1-800-765-9665, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST.

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.