Recall Date: April 15, 2016
Recall Number: 15-DRAFT
Revised: May 19, 2016
Note: May 19, 2016 New requirements for consumers to document destruction of the toy in exchange for a full refund. Additional hazard and incidents reported.
Name of Product: Moogy plush toys
Hazard: The red button on the Moogy plush toy’s left pocket and the snap button on the right 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 destroying and disposing of the Moogy in order to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Miniland Educational toll-free at 1-866-201-9069 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.
Units: About 2,000 (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 three reports of items detaching from the toy. They include, one report of the button on the pocket falling off when a baby was playing with the toy, one report of the snap staying attached to the button and one report of the toy’s eyes becoming loose.
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 http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57902r-eng.php
Instructions: click here to process your refund.
Packaging for Moogy toy
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Miniland begins withdrawal of a specific chefy 6 batch
Here at Miniland we are proceeding voluntarily to withdraw Batch 18-03099 of the chefy 6 product (reference 89234) in all countries where it is being sold.
The reason for this is that we have detected a manufacturing defect in Batch 18-03099 of the chefy 6, which, with intensive product use, could cause failures in its operation.
Our company policy dictates our commitment to withdraw all of the chefy 6 units in this batch, numbered 18-03099.
Due to the aforesaid circumstances, the measures adopted by Miniland S.A. to correct this incident are the following:
What should I do if I have recently purchased a chefy 6?
You can do so by looking on the bottom of the box, or on the product base:
If you have any doubts or further queries, please contact our after-sales service by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +34 966 557 775.
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