Recall Date: April 15, 2016
Recall Number: 16-145
Name of Product: Moogy plush toys
Hazard: The red button on the Moogy plush toy’s left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumers should immediately take the recall toy away from children and contact Miniland Educational for instructions on cutting off the button to remove the hazard in order to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Miniland Educational toll-free at 866-201-9069 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.minilandeducationalusa.com and click on “Products,” then on “Safety Information” in the dropdown menu for more information.
Photos Available At: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Miniland-Educational-Recalls-Moogy- Plush-Toys/
Units: About 2,000 (in addition, 100 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Moogy plush fastening toys for toddlers between 12 and 36 months of age. The toy has zippers, buttons, buckles and laces. The Moogy toy has a blue and green face, red ears, a blue jacket with a red zipper, pink/red striped pants and pink and orange shoes with polka dots. Moogy measures about 18 ½ inches tall. “Miniland,” item number R.96295 and lot number 0115 1402813 085 are printed on a white tag sewn into the toy’s pants.
Incidents/Injuries: Miniland has received one report of the button on the pocket falling off when a baby was playing with the toy.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Gilt.com, HighlightsforChildren.com, ToysRUs.com and Zulily.com from July 2015 through February 2016 for about $33.
Importer/Distributor: Miniland Educational Corp., of Miami, Fla.
Manufactured in: India
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57902r-eng.php