Recall: Miniland Educational Moogy Plush Toys
On 2016-04-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Miniland Educational Moogy Plush Toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2015 for about $33.
About 2,000 units are involved in this plush toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Stuffed / Plush Toys & Accessories category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The red button on the Moogy plush toy's left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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 ¬Ĺ 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.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57902r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ 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.
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 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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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