Recall Date: May 17, 2017
Recall Number: 17-155
Name of Product: Plush toys
Hazard: The plastic eyes on the plush toys can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Remedy: Replace, Refund
Consumers should immediately take the recalled plush toys away from young children and contact the firm to receive a free replacement product or a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Douglas at 800-276-4029 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.douglastoys.com and click on Product Recall for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Douglas-Recalls-Plush-Toys
Units: About 25,000
Description: This recall involves the Oliver™ the Bear, Chewie™ the English Bulldog, and Charlotte™ the Fox model plush toys. Oliver the Bear is a brown and tan stuffed bear, with a blue t-shirt that reads “Oliver the Bear” and a red, removable cape. Chewie is a stuffed, brown and white English Bulldog with a blue patch sewn on the chest that reads “Chewie.” Charlotte is a stuffed, brown, black and white Fox with removable blue cape. Each of these toys has a sewn-in label with the words “DOUGLAS® the cuddle toy.”
Douglas has received two reports of the plastic eyes detaching or loosening. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Specialty toy and gift stores nationwide from July 2014 to April 2017 for about $20. Also distributed by UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) to various individuals and organizations.
Manufacturer: Douglas Company Inc., of Keene, N.H.
Importer: Douglas Company Inc., of Keene, N.H.
Manufactured In: China