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Manhattan Toy Recalls Children’s Books Due to Choking Hazard

  • Recalled “Find the Bear” soft book
  • Page with metal grommet that can detach
  • Label with the lot code
  • Label
Name of Product:
Children’s soft books

A metal grommet used to attach a fabric flap to a page in the book can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Recall Date:
December 19, 2018
About 1,180 (in addition, about 20 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Manhattan Toy at 800-541-1345 Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT or online at and click on “Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves “Find the Bear” soft fabric books with a variety of fabric flaps sewn or attached to the pages. The front cover has blue and purple horizontal stripes and a panda bear’s face sewn on. The Manhattan Toy logo is printed on a sewn-in label on the side of the book. Lot code “208150 AJ” is printed on another sewn-in label.  


Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children, stop using them and return it to the place of purchase or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.


Manhattan Toy has received one report of the metal grommet detaching from the page. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Independent specialty retailers nationwide and online at,, and other websites from March 2017 through July 2018 for about $18.

The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.
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