Recall Re-Release: Miniland Educational Corporation recalls Moogy Fastening Toy

Starting date:
May 20, 2016
Posting date:
May 20, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:
RA-58472

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Miniland Educational Corporation.

Re-release of the April 15, 2016 recall due to additional information on hazard and what consumers should do

Affected products

Moogy Fastening Toy

Product description

This recall involves the Moogy Fastening Toy. The recalled product is a plush toy advertised for children from 12 to 36 months. 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.

Hazard identified

The red button located on Moogy's left pocket and the yellow snap located on Moogy’s right pocket may detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Miniland Educational Corporation have received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.

Miniland Educational Corporation has received two reports of the button or snap detaching in the United States, with no reported injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 100 units of the recalled Moogy Fastening Toy were sold in Canada, and approximately 1900 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The Moogy Fastening Toy was sold in Canada from November 2015 to February 2016 at various toy stores and online. In the United States, the affected product was sold from July 2015 to February 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.

Companies

Distributor
Miniland Educational Corporation
Miami
Florida
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled Moogy Fastening Toy away from children, cut it into pieces, dispose of it in household waste, and contact Miniland Educational Corporation to arrange for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Miniland Educational Corporation toll free at 1-866-201-9069 from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 pm. ET Monday through Friday or through the company website and click on "Products", then on "Safety Information" in the dropdown menu.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.