Grumpy Cat Stuffed Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Grumpy Cat Stuffed Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard
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March 25, 2014

Ganz has issued a recall of approximately 8,200 Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys. The stuffed animals' eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

This recall involves three styles of plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys by Ganz. They include an 8-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position (model number HGC12974), a 5-inch long sitting Grumpy Cat (model number HGC12982) and a 4-inch Grumpy Cat key clip (model number HGC12983).

The recalled Grumpy Cat toys are multi-colored in white with dark brown, light brown and gray fur material. The toys all have blue crystal eyes with the eye lids half closed, a down-turned mouth and white whiskers. Each toy is labeled for ages 3 and older. The Grumpy Cat key chain has a black plastic key clip at the top of the cat's head. Model numbers are printed on the sewn-in label.

The stuffed Grumpy Cat toys affected by this recall were sold at gift, drug and toy stores nationwide from December 2013 through January 2014.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Ganz for a free replacement Grumpy Cat product of equivalent value or a full refund.

For more on this recall, contact Ganz toll-free at 800-724-5902.for further details.