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Moose Toys Recalls Toy Frogs Due to Chemical and Injury Hazards

  • Little Live Pet Lil Frog (SKU: 28217)
  • Lil Frog Lily Pad (SKU: 28218)
Name of Product:
Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys
Hazard:

When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the battery’s cap can become a projectile and the battery’s chemicals can leak, posing chemical and injury hazards.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
February 22, 2017
Units:
About 427,000 (in addition, 17,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Moose Toys toll-free at 844-575-0340 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT or online at www.moosetoys.com and click on “Product Safety” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Little Live Pets Lil Frog plastic toys. They operate with four button batteries and jump. Little Live Pets Lil Frog has SKU: 28217 and Lil Frog Lily Pad has SKU: 28218 printed on the frog’s lower belly near its left thigh with a manufacture date code under it. The date code range is WS112016 to WS123216. The toy frogs were sold in pink, blue and green colors.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the toy frogs, refrain from opening the battery compartment and contact Moose Toys for a free replacement Little Live Pet product.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 17 reports of the battery’s cap becoming a projectile or battery chemicals leaking, including two injuries that resulted in emergency room and doctor’s office visits for eye irritation from the battery chemicals.

Sold At

AAFES, Target, Toys “R” Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from August 2016 through February 2017 for about $15 for the Lil Frog and $25 for the Lil Frog Lily Pad.

Manufacturer(s):

Moose Toys Proprietary Ltd., of Australia

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Regal Logistics, of Fife, Wash.

Recall number:
17-093
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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