Choking Hazard Leads to Moogy Toy Recall from Miniland Educational

Choking Hazard Leads to Moogy Toy Recall from Miniland Educational
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April 18, 2016

An educational toy manufacturer has announced a recall for a product due to doubts over its safety.

Miniland Educational is recalling its Moogy plush fastening toys, made for toddlers between 12 and 36 months of age. The red button on the Moogy left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

The Moogy toy has a blue and green face, red ears, a blue jacket with a red zipper, pink/red striped pants and pink and orange shoes with polka dots. It measures about 18 ½ inches tall. Miniland, item number R.96295, and lot number 0115 1402813 085 are printed on a white tag sewn into the toy's pants.

Consumers could purchase the item at Specialty toy stores nationwideand online from July 2015 through February 2016 for about $33.

About 2,000 of the toys are subject to this recall.

Consumers should immediately take the recall toy away from children and contact Miniland Educational for instructions on cutting off the button to remove the hazard in order to receive a full refund.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact Miniland Educational at (866) 201-9069.