Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.

Name of product:
Toulouse-LapTrec magnetic sketchboards
The magnetic tip of the drawing pen can dislodge from the pen, posing a choking hazard to children.
Recall date:
2, 2011
About 95,000 in the United States and 4,300 in Canada
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Battat toll-free at (866) 665-5524 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Battat's website at

Recall Details


This recall involves the Toulouse-LapTrec magnetic sketchboard, which has a white plastic writing surface bordered by either a red or brown plastic frame, and has a bean bag type backing. The sketch board has four animal shapes across the top - a rabbit, dog, cat and duck. The multicolored magnetic pen is affixed to the front of the sketchpad. The model number BX1026 (red frame) or BX1027 (brown frame) can be found on a paper wrapper that comes with the product at the time it was purchased.


Consumers should immediately take recalled sketchboards away from children and contact Battat to receive a free replacement sketchboard.


Battat has received 19 reports of the magnetic tip separating from the pen. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Target stores nationwide and by various online retailers from March 2010 to March 2011 for about $16.

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