Consumer product recall

Spirit Halloween recalls Spirit Flarp Noise Putty

Starting date:
October 20, 2017
Posting date:
October 20, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Spirit Flarp Noise Putty

Product description

This recall involves Spirit Flarp Noise Putty. The product displays the SKU number 01242445.

Hazard identified

The product presents a risk to children because it contains boric acid. Boric acid can be toxic to children if licked or swallowed. Children are more sensitive to boric acid toxicity than adults. High levels of boric acid ingestion may have long-term effects on a child's development and their future reproductive health.

The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits the manufacture, importation, advertisement or sale of a toy that does not meet the requirements set out in the Toys Regulations and other applicable regulations under the Act. The Toys Regulations state that toys must not contain boric acid or salts of boric acid where the acid or its salts can become accessible to a child during use.

For more information, follow the link to Health Canada July 22, 2016 boric acid advisory.

For tips to help consumers celebrate Halloween safely, see the following Health Canada's publications: Halloween Safety and Reminding Canadians to have a safe Halloween.

As of October 12, 2017, the company has received no report of injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 4,237 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2014 to October 12, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Spencer Gifts, LLC./ Spirit Halloween

6826 Black Horse Pike

Egg Harbor Township

New Jersey


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What you should do

Consumers should not use the recalled products and should either dispose of them or return them to a Spirit Halloween store.

For additional information, consumers may contact Spirit Halloween at toll-free 1-866-586-0155 between 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, EST, Monday to Friday or visit the firm'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.