The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 45,300
Importer: Sassy Inc., of Kentwood, Mich.
Hazard: Beads can come out of the toys, posing a choking hazard.
Description: The infants toys can be attached to a stroller or car seat. They have arms and legs that can be pulled back and forth for play. The toys are made of multicolored fabrics, contain rattle beads inside a clear plastic sphere body and have the face of a puppy or monkey. Recalled styles include: Sassy Hug N’ Tug Puppy, model #80213; Sassy Hug N’ Tug Monkey, model #80214; and Carter’s-branded Hug N’ Tug Monkey, models #61083 and #61540.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers such as Toys R Us and Target, independent specialty stores nationwide and online retailers such as amazon.com and carters.com between July and October 2012 for Sassy models; and from August 2011 to October 2012 for Carter’s models. Carter’s models also were sold in Carter’s retail stores. Sassy models sold for approximately $8 and Carter’s models for approximately $14.
Remedy: Contact Sassy for return instructions and a free replacement toy.
Contact: Call 800-323-6336 or visit www.sassybaby.com.