Kids Preferred, LLC recalls Carter's Lamb Waggy and Guess How Much I love You Nutbrown Hare Waggy wind-up musical plush toys

Starting date:
October 19, 2017
Posting date:
October 19, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64656

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Kids Preferred, LLC

Affected products

Carter's Lamb Waggy Musical and Guess How Much I Love You Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare Waggy Musical 

Product description

This recall involves the following items:
Item Item# UPC Batch Code Description

Carter's Lamb Waggy Musical Lamb

66804

0-81787-66804-1

105981 0416 66804, 106051 0616 66804 and 106514 1016 66804

white plush standing lamb with grey feet, mint stars appliquéd on the lamb’s left side and a silver colored metal wind up post and handle is located on the lamb's left side

Guess How Much I Love You Big Nutbrown Hare, Little Nutbrown Hare Waggy Musical

96814 0-81787-96814-1

106643 0117 96814

a tan plush mama and baby bunny with embroidered lettering on the mama's right foot and a sliver colored metal wind up post and handle  is located on the Mama's backside.

Hazard identified

The metal post and/or handle of the wind up mechanism can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of September 29, 2017 the company has received 1 report of the wind up mechanism detaching in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 6 reports of the wind up mechanism detaching, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 1,038 units of the affected item #66804 and 15 of item #96814 were sold in Canada and approximately 587,210 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from March 2017 to August 2017 in Canada, and from January 2016 to August 2017 in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Kids Preferred, LLC
East Windsor
New Jersey
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Kids Preferred, LLC for a replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Kids Preferred, LLC by telephone toll-free at 1-888-968-9268 between 8:30am and 5pm EST Monday through Friday or e-mail.  Consumers may also visit the firm's website.

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.