Health Canada reports of a recall involving Splat Shot - Marvel Spider Sense Spiderman, Splat Ball - Marvel Spider Sense Spiderman, Splat Shot Disc - Marvel Spider Sense Spiderman by Tech4Kids Inc. (Globe Dragon Technology Development Ltd.) Recalled toy contains the toxic substance, bronopol. The amount of bronopol in the product may be at a level that is considered to be toxic and is strictly prohibited in Canada if the substance can be released from the toy on breakage. The Spider Sense Splat Shot liquid-filled balls have demonstrated the potential to burst and therefore can be accessible causing irritation and inflammation to the skin and eyes.
Several incidents have been reported, including one in a child causing irritation and inflammation to the face and eyes.
Recalled products were sold in Canada from November 2010 to January 2012.
Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy and return it to the retailer where it was purchased for a refund. If you believe that your child may have been exposed to the contents of the product, contact your family physician.
For more information, consumers may contact Tech4Kids Inc. at 1-800-359-6088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday (except holidays), visit their website www.tech4kids.com or email Tech4Kids Inc. at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.