CPSC, Neurosmith Announce Recall of Children’s Plush ToysOct 29, 2003 | www.safetyalerts.com The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Pet Me Platypus™
Distributor: Neurosmith of Long Beach, Calif.
Hazard: Any of the four plastic button covers can detach, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Three incidents reported, none resulting in injury.
Description: Pet Me Platypus is a musical plush toy with a green head, yellow beak and legs, and blue body. The toy features four geometric shape buttons: a red heart, yellow star, orange circle, and green square. The recalled units have Model #42080 engraved on the battery box cover and batch numbers FV23, FV24, FV25, FV27, FV28, FV29, or FV30 printed vertically on the right side of the cover.
Sold at:Sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from August 2003 through October 2003 for about $20.