Plush toys recalled

Stuffed Plush Toys by Carousel Softoys Inc. recall

August 10 Health Canada announced a recall involving stuffed plush animals in an assortment of shapes: bear, dog, elephant, frog, monkey, mouse, panda, rabbit and raccoon. The toys are 15cm in height and each has a red ribbon tied around their neck. To allow for display, each animal also has a small loop attached to its head.

You should check yours for a hang tag with the model number 413-6ASA and "Carousel Softoys Inc." printed on it.

What is the danger?

The eyes on the plush toys can detach easily. Such small parts pose a choking hazard to young children. At time of the recall neither Health Canada nor Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

What should I do?
Throw it out - in your regular household garbage so it cannot be used as a second-hand toy. You may contact Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc. at 1-800-214-0473.

These toys were sold in the Atlantic provinces, Ontario and Quebec from January 2009 to July 2010. There are about 1,510 sold and distributed as prizes at various amusement parks, carnivals and fairs. The toys were manufactured in China and imported by Caravan Concessions Carousel Softoys Inc. of Boisbriand, Quebec.

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