Disney Forky Plush Toy (11") recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
July 9, 2019
Posting date:
July 9, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70349

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Disney Forky Plush Toy (11")
  • Issue: The "googly" plastic eyes on the toy can detach, posing a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Disney store retail location.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Affected products

Disney Forky Plush Toy (11")

Product description

This recall involves a Disney Forky Plush Toy (11") with poseable arms, a cream-colour base, and plastic "googly" eyes. The "googly" eyes are comprised of three parts; a white plastic base, a clear plastic dome and a small black plastic disc within the dome, which represents the character's pupil.

UPC: 412301033890

Tracking Code: FAC02486818338 or FAC02486819060

(The tracking code information is included on the sewn in label attached to the base of the toy.)

Hazard identified

Part of the plastic "googly" eyes may detach, creating a hazardous small part, posing a choking hazard to young children.

As of July 2, 2019, the company has received 1 report of an incident in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 651 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 19,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2019 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Disney Store Canada Inc.
Halifax
Nova Scotia
CANADA
Manufacturer
Dream International Limited, CO
6/F Tower 1 South Seas Center 75 Mody Road Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Disney store retail location or consumers can contact Disney store Guest Relations online or via phone.

For additional information, Guests may call the Disney store Guest Relations department at (866) 537-7649 or by email . Monday – Friday from 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, and Sunday 1:30 PM – 9:00 PM Central Time to speak with a Guest Relations Representative.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being re-distributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.