Children’s Plush Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster Due to Choking HazardWASHINGTON, 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.
Name of Product: Monday the Bullfrog Plush Books
Units: About 142,000
Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The plastic eye on the frog can detach, which may pose a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Simon & Schuster has received reports of three plastic eyes that detached after use and one unit that was packaged with a detached eye. No injuries have been reported.
Description: Monday the Bullfrog is a plush puppet bullfrog with a board book attached to the frog’s mouth. It was sold in clear plastic packaging, and the book is marked with ISBN numbers 10: 1416912312 and 13: 9781416912316 printed inside the mouth of the bullfrog.
Sold at: Bookstores and retailers nationwide and online from January 2006 through November 2009 for about $18.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately place the product out of a child’s reach and contact Simon & Schuster for a free replacement product.