Consumer product recall

Papyrus-Recycled Greetings Canada Ltd. recalls Diaper Loading Greeting Card

Starting date:
May 2, 2018
Posting date:
May 2, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Diaper Loading Greeting Card

Product description

This recall involves the Papyrus brand greeting card for new babies. The front of the card features a diaper with a hook and loop fastener closure on the diaper flaps.  The front of the card reads "Diaper Loading . . ." and the inside reads "Love and congrats on all the happy changes".  The card is sold in a clear envelope.  The following numbers are found on the enclosed slip sheet:  UPC 059584180998; 12026817 above the UPC; and NB 5721217 in the right corner.

Hazard identified

Loose pieces from the hook and loop fastener closure on the card’s diaper flaps can eject due to the force of separation from opening the card, creating a risk of eye injury.

As of April 16 2017, the company has received one report of an eye injury in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 14 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled affected products were sold from February to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Papyrus-Recycled Greetings Canada Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the card and should not give the card away and return it to the retailer for a refund.

For further information, please contact Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, Inc. at 1-800-777-4891 between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern time or via email. Assistance in French is only available by email.

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.