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Health Canada is recalling hundreds of toys bought at Dollarama that include larger ranges of phthalates than allowed.
The recall applies to 516,125 “Skip Ball” toys bought on the shops throughout Canada between January 2012 and July 2018.
The toys are product of a pink ankle loop, which is hooked up to a plastic twine and ball. It has the product quantity 14-1401338, which may be discovered on the toy’s packaging.
Here’s a more in-depth have a look at the toy:
So far, Health Canada has not obtained any complaints or reported accidents associated to the merchandise, which had been manufactured in China.
But the well being company says it’s involved concerning the excessive ranges of phthalates, six chemical substances (DEHP, DINP, DBP, BBP, DNOP and DIDP) which are present in plastic merchandise.
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Use of the chemical substances was restricted in Canada in December 2010 for kids’s toys and different child merchandise corresponding to bibs and teethers.
“These regulations will help ensure that children’s toys and child care articles imported, sold or advertised in Canada do not present a risk of phthalate exposure to young children,” Health Canada’s web site explains.
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The web site provides publicity to the chemical substances perhaps trigger reproductive and improvement abnormalities in younger youngsters when toys are sucked or chewed for “extended periods.”
Health Canada is urging customers with these toys at house to maintain them away from youngsters, throw them out or return them to the shop the place they had been bought.
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Those with questions can contact Dollarama instantly at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000.
The company warns that promoting or giving freely merchandise prohibited by Health Canada, corresponding to these toys that exceed chemical limits, is prohibited.
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