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Miniland Educational Recalls Moogy Plush Toy Due to Choking Hazard

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Recall Date: April 15, 2016

Recall Number: 16-145

Recall Summary

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.

Remedy: Refund

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.

Recall Details

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

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