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Giggles International Recalls Animated Monkey Toy

  • Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey toy
  • Manufacture date and batch code are printed on a white fabric label attached near the base of the tail.
  • Packaging for the Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey
Name of Product:
Animated toy
Hazard:
The battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit, posing a burn hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 18, 2014
Units:
About 13,000
Consumer Contact

Giggles International at (615) 579-2406 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m ET Monday through Friday or online at lgjordan@comcast.net and click on Recall at the top of the page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey toys. The monkey is made of brown and beige plush material and is about 9 inches tall. The toy is designed to hold a song book titled "5 Little Monkeys" and to sing the song when activated. A red music note is on the bottom of the monkey's right foot and the face of a child with its hands covering its eyes are on the bottom of the money's left foot. Recalled sing-along monkeys were manufactured between 6/7/2014 and 7/5/2014 and have batch code GP1410028.  The manufacture date in the M/D/YYYY format and batch code are printed on the bottom of a white fabric label attached near the base of the monkey's tail. The monkey toys came in a tan colored box with words "Animated Sing-Along Monkey," "Sing along with me!" and "I play peek-a-boo with you!" on the front. The age advisory "For ages 3+" and the warning that batteries are included are also on the front of the box.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the animated monkey away from children, remove the batteries and return the toy to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or contact Giggles International for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Giggles International has received two reports of toys overheating and melting their battery compartments.

Sold Exclusively At

Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores nationwide from September 2014 to October 2014 for about $25.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-049
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