Reeves International, Inc. recalls Paulinda Super Dough
- Starting date:
- July 12, 2017
- Posting date:
- July 12, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Paulinda Super Dough (Koala)
This recall involves Paulinda Super Dough sold in a kit containing green and yellow modelling clay and googly eyes to build a Koala figure. The Super Dough kit can be identified by UPC 6930518924601 and model number 1571.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that Paulinda Super Dough Koala kits do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for boric acid in toys and may pose a toxicological hazard.
As of July 10, 2017, Reeves International, Inc. has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys in Canada.
Visit the Health Canada Advisory for related information on boric acid.
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.
Approximately 204 units of the recalled toys were sold in Canada at specialty retail stores.
Time period sold
The recalled toys were sold from August 2015 to October 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Paulinda Industries (1999) Ltd.
Reeves International, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and dispose of it.
For more information, consumers may contact Reeves International by telephone at 1-800-413-3348, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM or 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.