RECALL: Wind-Up Musical Plush Toys Present Choking Hazard to Young Children
Approximately 587,000 toys are included in the recall
Approximately 587,000 wind-up musical toys that pose a choking hazard to young children are being recalled by Kids Preferred.
The metal post and/or handle of the wind-up mechanism can detach.
This recall involves Carter's, Child of Mine, Guess How Much I Love You, and Just One You brands of wind-up musical plush toys.
The toys have a metal wind-up mechanism that can be turned to play music. They were sold in variety of animal characters and colors. The model number and batch code are printed on the smallest white sewn-in label behind the care label.
For a full list of the recalled wind-up toys, including descriptions, model numbers, and batch codes, click here.
WHere were they sold?
The recalled Carter's, Child of Mine, Guess How Much I Love You, and Just One You brands of wind-up musical plush toys were sold at Carter's, Target, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and online from January 2016 through August 2017 for between $11 and $20 each.
To date, there have been six reports of parts from the wind-up handle detaching from the toy. No injuries have been reported thus far.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using these toys, take them away from young children, and contact Kids Preferred at (888) 968-9268 for a free replacement toy.