Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The eyes on the recalled lying and sitting Grumpy Cat plush toys and on a Grumpy Cat key chain can detach.

Recall date: March 19, 2014
Recall number: 14-135
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  • Grumpy Cat Laying 8”.  Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

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    Grumpy Cat Laying 8”. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

  • Grumpy Cat 5” Sitting.  Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

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    Grumpy Cat 5” Sitting. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

  • Grumpy Cat 4” Key Clip.  Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

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    Grumpy Cat 4” Key Clip. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Three styles of Plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys.

Hazard:

The stuffed animals’ eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

Ganz at (800) 724-5902 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.Ganz.com and click on Recall Info for more information.

 

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Recall Details

Units

About 8,200

Description

This recall involves three styles of plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys by Ganz. They include an 8-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position, a 5-inch long sitting Grumpy Cat and a 4-inch Grumpy Cat key clip. The toys are multi-colored in white with dark brown, light brown and gray fur material. Grumpy Cat toys have blue crystal eyes with the eye lids half closed, a down-turned mouth and white whiskers. This toy is labeled for ages 3 and older. The Grumpy Cat key chain has a black plastic key clip at the top of the cat’s head. The recalled toys have batch numbers 86754 or 224861, and model numbers printed on the sewn-in label located near the tail of the cat.

 

The recalled toys model and batch numbers are:

 

Description

Model

Batch 1

Batch 2

Grumpy Cat 8" Laying

HGC12974

86754

224861

Grumpy Cat 5" Sitting

HGC12982

86754

224861

Grumpy Cat Key Clip

HGC12983

86754

224861

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received six reports of the eyes detaching from the Grumpy Cat toys.  No injuries have been reported.   

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Ganz for a free replacement Grumpy Cat product of equivalent value or a full refund. 

Sold at

Gift, drug and toy stores including hospitals, museums and gift shops nationwide from December 2013 through January 2014 for about $8 to $10.

Manufacturer

Ganz USA LLC, Marietta, Ga.

Manufactured in

China

  • Grumpy Cat Laying 8”. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

  • Grumpy Cat 5” Sitting. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.

  • Grumpy Cat 4” Key Clip. Red circle indicates location of batch number on the sewn-in-label.