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Magenta Plush Dog by Ty Inc.

Starting date:
February 26, 2009
Posting date:
February 26, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Magenta Plush Dog by Ty Inc.

Product description

This recall involves the Magenta Plush Dog by Ty Inc. The toy is a plush pink dog with blue eyes and purple glasses. It is approximately 14 cm high. The plush toy can be identified by SKU #40346 or by UPC 008421403462.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada has revealed that the hard plastic eyes can easily detach from the toy; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the Magenta Plush Dog.

Number sold

Approximately 846 of the Magenta Plush Dog toys were sold at variety and toy stores across Canada in 2008.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from February 2006 to January 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Ty Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the Magenta Plush Dog away from young children and dispose of it in regular household garbage.

For additional information, consumers may contact Ty Inc. at 1-800-876-8000.