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RECALL: WHAM-O Super Elastic Bubble Plastic Balloon Blowing Kit

Inhalation Hazard

Bubble blowing kit recall | In the News |

Red Planet Group has recalled the above balloon blowing kits with the UPC 8 95354 00262 2.

Such kits are prohibited in Canada, as children may inhale the vapours of the solvents in the balloons. Such inhalation may affect the central nervous system. Early symptoms such as "euphoria, hallucinations, dizziness, and difficulties with coordination of voluntary movements."

Prolonged exposure can lead to muscular twitching and unconsciousness, and even induce a coma.

Although neither Health Canada nor Red Planet Group has been notified of any incidents, customers are advised to immediately remove and dispose of the kits, ensuring they cannot be reused. 

For further information, customers may contact Red Planet Group by telephone at 514-631-7740, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or by email.

From February 2015 to February 2016, approximately 5,760 kits were sold in Canada.

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