Recall Date: March 19, 2014
Recall Number: 14-135
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Three styles of Plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys.
Hazard: The stuffed animals’ eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumer Contact: Ganz at (800) 724-5902 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.Ganz.com and click on Recall Info for more information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Ganz-Recalls-Grumpy-Cat-Stuffed-Animal-Toys/
Units: About 8,200
Description: This recall involves three styles of plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys by Ganz. They include an 8-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position, a 5-inch long sitting Grumpy Cat and a 4-inch Grumpy Cat key clip. The toys are multi-colored in white with dark brown, light brown and gray fur material. Grumpy Cat toys have blue crystal eyes with the eye lids half closed, a down-turned mouth and white whiskers. This toy is labeled for ages 3 and older. The Grumpy Cat key chain has a black plastic key clip at the top of the cat’s head. The recalled toys have batch numbers 86754 or 224861, and model numbers printed on the sewn-in label located near the tail of the cat.
The recalled toys model and batch numbers are:
|Description||Model||Batch 1||Batch 2|
|Grumpy Cat 8" Laying||HGC12974||86754||224861|
|Grumpy Cat 5" Sitting||HGC12982||86754||224861|
|Grumpy Cat Key Clip||HGC12983||86754||224861|
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received six reports of the eyes detaching from the Grumpy Cat toys. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Ganz for a free replacement Grumpy Cat product of equivalent value or a full refund.
Sold at: Gift, drug and toy stores including hospitals, museums and gift shops nationwide from December 2013 through January 2014 for about $8 to $10.
Manufacturer: Ganz USA LLC, Marietta, Ga.
Manufactured in: China