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Husky Hugs and Peek-a-Boo Pal Plush Toys

Starting date:
July 9, 2010
Posting date:
July 9, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002351

Affected products

Husky Hugs and Peek-a-Boo Pal Plush Toys

Product description

This recall involves the following 2 types of plush toys sold under the brand name "Creature Comforts Plush Toys".

  • "Husky Hugs" plush toy: A 9-inch mother husky hugging a baby husky. The mother has a red bow around its neck, and the baby husky has a red Canada hat on its head. The toys contain polyester and plastic pellets, and have hard plastic eyes. The recalled toy can be identified by UPC 069202940187.
  • "Peek-a-Boo Pal" plush toy: A reversible moose and puffin (bird) toy. The puffin is black and white with an orange beak, and the moose is brown. Both animals have hard plastic eyes. The recalled toy can be identified by UPC 069202707063.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has identified that the hard eyes on the baby husky and on the puffin can detach; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Parkdale Novelty Co. Ltd. and Health Canada have not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

For some tips on choosing safe toys and keeping children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 1,300 of the recalled "Husky Hugs" toys and 647 of the recalled "Peek-a-Boo Pals" toys were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2008 to June 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Parkdale Novelty Co. Ltd. (Creature Comfort Plush Toys)
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-387-8565

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What you should do

Consumers with the "Husky Hugs" plush toy should immediately remove the baby husky from the mother husky, and dispose of the baby husky in regular household waste.

Consumers with the "Peek-a-Boo Pal" plush toy should immediately take the toy away from children and dispose of the product in regular household waste.

For more information, consumers may contact Parkdale Novelty Co. Ltd. at 1-800-387-8565 or by e-mail at esales@parkdalenovelty.com with the subject line "Attn: Agnes".