Recall: Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys
On 2017-07-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2016 for about $16.
About 9,000 units are involved in this TOMY International stuffed toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Stuffed / Plush Toys & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: 866-725- 4407
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What is the problem?
Parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys with item number L27578. "Tomy," "Lamaze" and the item number are printed on a sewn-in fabric label near the tail of the toy. The stuffed toy is multi-colored with a white clip on the head of the chipmunk. When the clip is pulled, the chipmunk toy vibrates and simulates eating the cloth nut attached to its arm.
These items were sold new+ at Babies R Us, Toy R Us and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from May 2016 through July 2017 for about $16.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TOMY International to receive a free replacement toy and a TOMY online store coupon.
TOMY International toll-free at 866-725- 4407 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday or online at http://recall.tomy.com. Consumers can also visit www.tomy.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
TOMY International has received one report of a minor laceration injury to a child's hand.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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