February 20, 2014: Infantino Recalls Coco the Monkey Teething Toy
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Infantino LLC., has announced a voluntary recall of the Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey. About 191,000 in the United States are being recalled.
What’s the Deal?
Infantino has determined that the tail part of the Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey poses a chocking hazard to young children. The company has received seven reports of infants choking or gagging on the monkey’s tail. However, no injuries have been reported.
Do You Own It?
The recall involves the Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey teething toys, made for ages newborn and up. This toy has “Infantino” marked on the back toward the rear and affected model number 206-647 is marked on the inside of the rear left leg. The toy measures 4.5 inches tall by 5 inches long and is made of soft orange rubber, shaped like a monkey, and squeaks when squeezed.
These toys were sold in Target stores nationwide and online from December 2012 through January 2014 for about $13.
What Should You Do?
If you own a Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey included in this recall, immediately take it away from infants and contact Infantino to receive a free replacement toy.
Consumers can call Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or find them online at www.infantino.com and click on Recall Information on the home page.
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