Consumer Product Recall

Recall Notice

Date: March 9, 2012

Affected Product

Promotional small plastic yellow (bathtub) duck with orange bill and removable white squeaker on the underside. It is labelled on the front beneath the bill with the words “SiMPLE SPACES” in large print and “ALBERTA MADE/ BY HOME SOLUTIONS” in small print.
Joint Recall with Simple Spaces & Home Solutions Corporation, Calgary, AB, Canada and Health Canada.

Hazard Identified

The small white squeaker can be easily removed and presents a choking hazard to young children.

To date there have been no identified incidents with this product.

Corrective Action

Members of the public who are in possession of this item have three options to eliminate this hazard:

  • The removable white squeaker can be removed by a responsible adult, the squeaker destroyed and then discarded in the regular household garbage, and the duck without the squeaker can continue to be used.
  • The entire product can be discarded, however, the squeaker must be removed and destroyed prior to disposal.
  • The product can be returned to Simple Spaces & Home Solutions Corporation.

For more information Simple Spaces & Home Solutions Corporation can be contacted at (403)319-2565 between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday Mountain Standard Time.

Numbers and Dates Distributed

Approximately 25,000 of the affected items were distributed in Calgary between September of 2009 and March of 2012.