Moose Toys Recalls Toy Frogs Due to Chemical and Injury Hazards
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys
Hazard: 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 and injury hazards.
Consumer Contact: Moose Toys toll-free at 844-575-0340 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT or online at www.moosetoys.com and click on "Product Safety" for more information.
Units: About 427,000 (in addition, 17,800 were sold in Canada)
Description: 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 is WS112016 to WS123216. The toy frogs were sold in pink, blue and green colors.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm 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 for eye irritation from the battery chemicals.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the toy frogs, refrain from opening the battery compartment and contact Moose Toys for a free replacement Little Live Pet product.
Sold At: AAFES, Target, Toys "R" Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from August 2016 through February 2017 for about $15 for the Lil Frog and $25 for the Lil Frog Lily Pad.
Manufacturer: Moose Toys Proprietary Ltd., of Australia
Importer: Regal Logistics, of Fife, Wash.
Manufactured in: China