Alphabet and number blocks recalled for high barium levels

Sets of Wooden Alphabet and Number Blocks sold by First Learning are being recalled after tests conducted by Health Canada detected unacceptable levels of barium.

The recall affects about 455 sets sold in Canada.

No adverse health effects have been reported to Health Canada.

Consumers should take the affected toys away from children and contact the company for return information.

The toys, which were made in China, were sold from September 2006 until August 2008 in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta.

Recall notice