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    At Mastermind Toys, we pride ourselves on offering only the highest quality toys on the market. Though it happens very rarely, products we carry may be subject to a safety recall by the vendor. We take product recalls very seriously and pledge to inform our customers promptly when these issues arise.

    Yoto Mini

    Product:This recall involves the Yoto Mini, a portable connected screen-free speaker intended for children ages three to twelve. The Yoto Mini speaker is operated by use of Yoto cards and is designed to play audiobooks, music, radio and podcasts. The speakers are pale gray with orange tactile controls and a pixel display. The model name Yoto Mini, SKU PRPLXX00860, and serial number are located on the base of the product. The recalled Yoto Mini was sold with a charging cable included but no adaptor or charger.

    Issue: The speaker’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

    As of April 1, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.  In the United States, the company has received six reports of battery overheating or melting with no reported injuries.

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Yoto to receive a free replacement smart charging cable.

    For more information, consumers can contact Yoto Inc. by telephone at 844-370-0426 (English) or 844-364-2473 (French), 9am-5pm CDT, by email at minihelp@yotoplay.com or visit the company website.

    Calico Critters accessories

    Product: Pacifier and bottle accessories sold with Calico Critters Flocked Animal Figures. The pacifier and bottle accessories measure approximately 1.07 cm (0.42 inches) long and 1.90 cm (0.75 inches) long, respectively. The pacifier accessories were sold in yellow, orange, pink, dark pink, blue and teal colours. The bottle accessories were sold in yellow, pink, blue and orange colours. One style of the bottle has two yellow handles.

    The bottle and pacifier accessories were sold with the following products listed by item number. This item number is printed on the bottom of the product packaging. The recall does not include item numbers listed below which were sold with accessories other than the pacifier and bottle accessories; only the bottle and pacifier accessories are being recalled.

    TWINS (CC1407) • CHIHUAHUA TWINS (CC1450) • BORDER COLLIE TWINS (CC1459) • HAZELNUT CHIPMUNK TWINS (CC1481) • FLUFFY HAMSTER TWINS (CC1491) • WILDER PANDA TWINS (CC1508) • CUDDLE BEAR TWINS (CC1510) • SLYDALE FOX TWINS (CC1529) • HAWTHORNE TWINS (CC1533) • ELLWOODS ELEPHANT TWINS (CC1571) • PERSIAN CAT TWINS (CC1586) • FISHER CAT TWINS (CC1641) • BL HOPSCOTCH RABBIT TWIN (CC1643) • HIGHCHAIR AND ACCESSORIES (CC1664) • BUTTERCUP TWINS (CC1689) • CC SILK CAT TWINS (CC1694) • BL TOY POODLE TWINS (CC1737) • BABY NURSERY SET (CC1750) • TWINS ASSORTMENT PK 9 (CC1761) • BL MAPLE CAT TWINS (CC1795) • BL PICKLEWEEDS HEDGE TWN (CC1924) • JASON AND AMANDA VISIT DR. MURDOCK (CC1955) • CARRY CASES PK 1 (CC1965) • BEAGLE TWINS (CC2006) • YELLOW LABRADOR TWINS (CC2019) • ADVENTURE TREEHOUSE GIFT (CC2067) • BABYS NURSERY SET (CC2269) • BABY NURSERY PK4 (CC2269P4) • JESS & NOAH’S BACKYARD FUN (CC2484) • BL SOPHIE'S LOVE N CARE (CC2537) • SOPHIE LOVE N CARE PK4 (CC2537P4) • NIGHLIGHT NURSERY SET (CC2597) • BABY’S BLUE BEDROOM SET WITH NIGHTLIGHT (CC2598) • BL SANDY CAT TWINS (CF1407) • BL HOPSCOTCH RABBIT TWNS (CF1412) • BL ELLWOOD ELEPHANT TWNS (CF1416) • BL YELLOW LAB TWNS (CF1418) • SILK CAT TWINS (CF1424) • BL PKLWEED HEDGEHOG TWNS (CF1429) • BL HZLNUT CHIPMUNK TWINS (CF1481) • BL FLUFFY HAMSTER TWINS (CF1491) • BL CUDDLE BEAR TWINS (CF1510) • BL NIGHTLIGHT NURSERY SET (CF1513) • BL WILDER PANDA TWNS (CF1520) • BL BORDER COLLIE TWNS (CF1526) • BL BABYS NURSERY SET (CF1554) • BL PERSIAN CAT TWINS (CF1586) • BL ADV TREEHOUSE GIFT SE (CF1717) • BL TOY POODLE TWINS (CF1737) • BL BABY NURSERY SET (CF1750) • BL TWINS ASSORTMENT (CF1761) • BL MAPLE CAT TWINS (CF1795) • BL SOPHIES LOVE N CARE (CF2537) • and BL SOPHIES LOVE N CARE (CF2537P4).

    Hazard: The bottle and pacifier accessories pose a potential choking hazard to children under 3 years of age. The packaging of the product is labelled for ages 3+ and cautions that it contains small parts which are not suitable for children under 3 years.

    As of March 3, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of choking incidents, including one death of a child due to choking on an accessory.

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Epoch Everlasting Play LLC for a free replacement accessory.

    For more information, consumers can contact Epoch Everlasting Play LLC by telephone at 1-800-631-1272, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm ET, by email at productsafety@epocheverlastingplay.com or visit the company website at epocheverlastingplay.com.

    Kidoozie Play Tents and Playhouses

    Product: Kidoozie™ brand Ice Castle Tent (G02488), King Size Medieval Castle (G02499), My Clubhouse (G02531), Pirate Den Playhouse (G02437), Pop Up Theater Tent (G02480), Pop Up Theater Tent (Red) (G02509), Princess Hideaway Playhouse (G02438), and Royal Castle Playhouse (G02532).
    Hazard: The fabric playhouses and play tents fail to meet an industry flammability standard for these products, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
    Remedy: Consumers should stop use of this product immediately. Contact Epoch Everlasting Play to receive their choice of either a full refund or free replacement product of equivalent value.
    For more information, call Epoch Everlasting Play toll-free 1-800-631-1272

    Scholastic Canada Ltd. The Shake Look Touch book

    This recall involves Scholastic Canada Ltd. The Shake Look Touch (“the Book”), ISBN # 9781338645644. The Shake Look Touch book (“the Book”) is a small plush book, with touch and feel components. The Book measures 5.9 x 1.7 x 8.4 inches. The Books that will be included within this recall include two pom poms (one green and one pink) attached to the Book with strings. Scholastic currently sells a version of the book that does not include pom poms and is not being recalled.

    The pom poms attached to the Book with strings could become detached from the book, releasing small parts and posing a choking hazard.

    As of July 7, 2022 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the Unites States, the company has received 2 report of pom pom detachment and no report of choking or injuries.

    Consumers should immediately stop using the book and contact 1-800-268-3848 to begin the return process. Consumers will be provided a shipping label and asked to return the books to Scholastic Canada Ltd. Upon receipt of the returned Book, consumers will be issued a refund.

    Lot #4795 of Great Pretenders Best Friends Necklaces Set

    Batch Lot Number: 4795. The Lot number is located on the back of the tag, directly under the MM retail sticker near the UPC

    This recall is being made with the knowledge of Health Canada and has been initiated due to the discovery of levels of lead and cadmium exceeding regulated limits detected during a random compliance test. This means that the product does not meet current safety standards for children’s jewelry and it is currently prohibited from any resale

    Should you have any questions about this recall, please contact either Lukas (lukas@creative-edu.com, 800982-2642 ext. 109) or Twyla (twyla@creative-edu.com 800-982-2642 ext. 116).

    ALEX JR. Hoops for the Tub

    This recall involves ALEX Jr. Hoops for the Tub bath toy. The bath toy includes 3 soft plastic balls with a squirting feature in assorted colors, along with a basketball net with 2 suction cups. Affected Products have the model number, UPC number and batch code below:

    Model #: 694W-1

    UPC: 73134609405

    Batch code: ALEX 32516-P101694

    Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact ALEX Toys LLC for disposal instructions and a full refund.

    For more information, consumers may contact:

    ALEX Toys by telephone at (201) 244-3409 from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday to Friday (EST), or by email at recalls@alexbrands.com.

    Bucket of Floof including:

    Including: • Floof Mr. and Mrs. Snowman • Floof Mini Snowball Maker • Floof 3D Polar Babies • Floof S’more Party • Floof Sunny Day Clouds • Floof Bucket of Floof • Floof Snowboard Park • Floof Play Ball • Floof Color Change, Big Bug World

    For more information, consumers may contact:

    Incredible Novelties Inc. by email or by telephone at (416) 663-9900 ext. 205 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m EST Monday to Friday.

    Trolls: It’s Hug Time! Bracelet item number

    Consumers can contact Studio Fun for a free replacement item:

    Studio Fun International, Inc. by email at recall@studiofun.com or online at http://www.studiofun.com/contact.php

    Lamaze Munching Max Toy item number L27578. UPC 79671427578

    To return the item named in this recall please contact:

    TOMY International online at http://recall.tomy.com or 1-866-725-4407 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday. 7:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

    Oball Rattle models 81031 and 81548

    Only rattles with date codes T0486, T1456, T2316, T2856 and T3065 are included in the recall

    There are three ways to return the item named in this recall.

    • Customers can contact Kids II Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-877-243-7314 to receive a full refund.
    • Store purchases: return the item to your local Mastermind Toys location—our staff will be happy to help.
    • Online purchases: contact our Customer Service staff - they will provide return shipping instructions and arrange for your refund.