Consumer product recall

Shepherd Boy with Staff toy recalled due to laceration hazard

Starting date:
March 18, 2021
Posting date:
March 18, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Laceration Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated:


  • Product:
    The shepherd staff/hook accessory from the Shepherd Boy with Staff toy sold by The Shepherd's Treasure.
  • Issue:
    The fabric covering on the staff/hook can come loose and expose a sharp metal edge, posing a laceration hazard.
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, dispose of the shepherd's staff/hook, and contact The Shepherd's Treasure for a gift card.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Shepherd's Treasure.

Affected products

Shepherd's staff/hook accessory from Shepherd Boy with Staff toy

Product description

This recall involves only the staff/hook accessory of The Shepherd's Treasure Shepherd Boy with Staff toy. The shepherd figure has orange yarn hair, a white robe with a red vest and green sash and holds a fabric-covered, curved shepherd's staff/hook.

Hazard identified

The fabric covering on the staff/hook can come loose and expose a sharp metal edge, posing a laceration hazard.

As of March 09, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 12 reports of the shepherd's staff fabric unwrapping and exposing the metal wire with one report of a sharp edge. No injuries were reported in the United States.


Number sold

The company reported that 10 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 800 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 1, 2020 to January 12, 2021. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Parker Squared, Inc. d/b/a The Shepherd's Treasure

Haltom City



Foshan Nanhai Jiecheng Toy Factory

Foshan City


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled The Shepherd's Treasure shepherd boy accessory staff/hook toys away from children, dispose of them, and contact The Shepherd's Treasure for a refund in the form of a complimentary gift card.

For more information, consumers can contact The Shepherd's Treasure by telephone toll-free at 1-844-310-2229 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Monday to Friday, by email at, or online and click on "Recall" for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.