Consumer product recall

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:

Affected products

Paulinda Super Dough (Koala)

Product description

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.

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.

JiangShan YinZhou




Reeves International, Inc.


New Jersey


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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.