Consumer product recall

Nico SeeWonder Magnetic Rattle Snake Eggs recalled due to ingestion hazard

Starting date:
August 12, 2021
Posting date:
August 12, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76225

Last updated:
2021-08-13

Summary

  • Product:
    Nico SeeWonder Magnetic Rattle Snake Eggs.
  • Issue:
    The magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of the Toys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately take the recalled magnets away from children and return to Ami Ventures Inc. for a refund.

Affected products

Nico SeeWonder Magnetic Rattle Snake Eggs

Product description

This recall involves the Nico SeeWonder Magnetic Rattle Snake Eggs consisting of 8 individual black oval-shaped magnets within a set. The individual magnets are 43mm x 15mm (1.7" x 0.6") in size and weigh 250g (8.82 oz.). The manufacturer part number is Eggmagnet10. 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of the Toys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.

The results of swallowing small powerful magnets can be very serious and life-threatening. Swallowing incidents have often resulted in considerable damage to the gastrointestinal tissues and required emergency surgical treatment. For survivors, there can be long-term health consequences.

As of August 6th 2021, the company has received no reports of injuries or incidents.

For more information on the danger of swallowing magnets, please see magnet safety. 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

The company has reported that 5 units of the recalled product were sold online at Walmart.ca in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October, 2020 to July, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor

Ami Ventures Inc.

Houston

Texas

UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Shenzhen Zhusheng Technology Co.,Ltd

Shenzhen-Guangdong

CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled magnets away from children and return to Ami Ventures Inc. for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Ami Ventures Inc. by telephone at 1-281-738-1101, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CDT), or by email at walmart.gm.ca@supportingbuyers.com.

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.