Moose Toys Recalls Toy Frogs Due to Chemical Exposure and Injury Hazards
When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the battery's cap can become a projectile and the battery's chemicals can leak
Moose Toys has issued a recall of approximately 427,000 Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys. When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the battery's cap can become a projectile and the battery's chemicals can leak, posing chemical exposure and injury hazards to users.
This recall involves the Little Live Pets Lil Frog plastic toys. They operate with four button batteries and jump. Little Live Pets Lil Frog has SKU: 28217 and Lil Frog Lily Pad has SKU: 28218 printed on the frog's lower belly near its left thigh with a manufacture date code under it. The date code range for the recalled toys is WS112016 to WS123216. The toy frogs were sold in pink, blue, and green colors.
To date, Moose Toys has received 17 reports of the battery's cap becoming a projectile or battery chemicals leaking, including two injuries that resulted in emergency room and doctor's office visits due to eye irritation from the battery chemicals.
Consumers should immediately stop using the toy frogs, refrain from opening the battery compartment, and contact Moose Toys for a free replacement product.
The recalled toy frogs were sold at AAFES, Target, Toys "R" Us, and Walmart stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through February 2017 for about $15 for the Lil Frog and $25 for the Lil Frog Lily Pad.
Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Moose Toys at (844) 575-0340.