Well being Canada is recalling 1000’s of toys offered at Dollarama that comprise increased ranges of phthalates than allowed.
The recall applies to 516,125 “Skip Ball” toys offered on the shops throughout Canada between January 2012 and July 2018.
The toys are fabricated from a pink ankle loop, which is connected to a plastic wire and ball. It has the product quantity 14-1401338, which could be discovered on the toy’s packaging.
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Thus far, Well being Canada has not acquired any complaints or reported accidents associated to the merchandise, which had been manufactured in China.
However the well being company says it’s involved in regards to the excessive ranges of phthalates, six chemical substances (DEHP, DINP, DBP, BBP, DNOP and DIDP) which might be present in plastic merchandise.
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Use of the chemical substances was restricted in Canada in December 2010 for youngsters’s toys and different child merchandise akin to bibs and teethers.
“These laws will assist make sure that kids’s toys and little one care articles imported, offered or marketed in Canada don’t current a threat of phthalate publicity to younger kids,” Well being Canada’s web site explains.
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The web site provides publicity to the chemical substances perhaps trigger reproductive and growth abnormalities in younger kids when toys are sucked or chewed for “prolonged durations.”
Well being Canada is urging customers with these toys at dwelling to maintain them away from kids, throw them out or return them to the shop the place they had been bought.
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These with questions can contact Dollarama immediately at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000.
The company warns that promoting or gifting away merchandise prohibited by Well being Canada, akin to these toys that exceed chemical limits, is prohibited.
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