Thursday, March 20, 2014

Grumpy Cat Toys Recalled Due To Chocking Hazard


"The recall involves a 5-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position, an 8-inch sitting Grumpy Cat and a 4-inch Grumpy Cat key clip. The recall stems from the toys’ eyes, which can get detached and cause a choking hazard to young children."

From the products website:

Q. Why is Ganz conducting this recall?

A. The eye on the plush can detach posing a choking hazard to young children. This product recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada.

Q. How can I tell if my plush is affected by the recall?

A. There are three styles of Grumpy Cat that are affected by this recall: Grumpy Cat 5” Laying, Grumpy cat 8” sitting and Grumpy Cat Key Clip. The products are sold with a hang tag with the name Grumpy Cat and the sewn‐in label has the batch number 86754 or 224861. Ganz is printed on both the hang tag and the sewn in label. The other styles of Grumpy Cat plush are not affected.

Q. My plush appears fine. Can I continue to use it?

A. No. Even though your plush appears to be safe, you should stop using the plush. You have the option of a replacement item or a full refund upon return receipt of goods.

Q. How can I take advantage of the recall?

A. Stop using the product immediately. Ganz will provide you with a prepaid courier tag to return the product. After receipt of the returned item, a full refund will be processed or a replacement item will be sent to your attention.

Q. How long will it take for me to receive my refund or replacement product?

A. The refund check or replacement product will be mailed to you within four (4) weeks of receipt of your returned item.

Q. Which items can I replace the recall item with?

A. There are three items for your consideration ‐ A Grumpy Cat T‐ shirt, A Grumpy Cat Travel Mug or a Grumpy Cat Sign.

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It is always good to heed recalls!

1 comment:

Bodo said...

"The recall involves a 5-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position, an 8-inch sitting Grumpy ...