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Orkid Toys recalls Meebie Plush Toy
- Starting date:
- April 3, 2014
- Posting date:
- April 3, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Certain removable pieces from the Meebie toy
Meebie is a toy developed for play and emotional expression. This large, soft, purple stuffed, plush animal comes with various removable, interchangeable pieces to change its emotions. The interchangeable emotions are adhered to the plush of the Meebie with velcro allowing children to express emotions non-verbally.
Some of the small removable pieces used as emotions for the Meebie can pose a choking hazard to young children. Testing initiated by Orkid Toys determined that only certain removable emotions are considered small parts. The recalled emotions can be seen in the Images section of this notice.
Neither Orkid Toys nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this toy in Canada.
For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's General Toy Safety Tips.
Approximately 26 units of the recalled toys were sold in Canada online or through Source RE Source.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from January 2011 to December 2013.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Source RE Source
Orkid Toys USA
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled emotions and contact Orkid Toys for more information at 1-651-238-1832 or by email.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.