Manhattan Toy Recalls Children's Books Due to Choking Hazard

Source: Consumer Recalls (CPCSC)
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:00AM

Name of product: Children's soft books Hazard:

A metal grommet used to attach a fabric flap to a page in the book can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund Recall date: December 19, 2018 Units: About 1,180 (in addition, about 20 were sold in Canada) Consumer Contact:

Manhattan Toy at 800-541-1345 Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.

Recall Details In Conjunction With: Description:

This recall involves "Find the Bear" soft fabric books with a variety of fabric flaps sewn or attached to the pages. The front cover has blue and purple horizontal stripes and a panda bear's face sewn on. The Manhattan Toy logo is printed on a sewn-in label on the side of the book. Lot code "208150 AJ" is printed on another sewn-in label.  

  Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children, stop using them and return it to the place of purchase or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Manhattan Toy has received one report of the metal grommet detaching from the page. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Independent specialty retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Buybuybaby.com, Manhattantoy.com and other websites from March 2017 through July 2018 for about $18.

Importer(s):

The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Distributor(s):

The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In: China Recall number: 19-054 Report an Incident Involving this Product

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