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Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys

  • 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.
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.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 19, 2014
Units:
About 8,200
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.

 

Recall Details

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

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. 

Incidents/Injuries:

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

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.
Importer:

Ganz USA LLC, Marietta, Ga.

Manufacturer

Ganz USA LLC, Marietta, Ga.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-135
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