The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Moose Toys Proprietary Ltd., of Australia, has announced a voluntary recall of about 444,800 Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys because, when removed, the button battery’s cap can become a projectile and the battery’s chemicals can leak, posing chemical and injury hazards.
The firm has received 17 reports of the battery’s cap becoming a projectile or battery chemicals leaking, including two injuries that resulted in emergency room and doctor’s office visits for eye irritation from the battery chemicals.
This recall involves the Little Live Pets Lil Frog plastic toys. They operate with four button batteries and jump. Little Live Pets Lil Frog has SKU: 28217 and Lil Frog Lily Pad has SKU: 28218 printed on the frog’s lower belly near its left thigh with a manufacture date code under it. The date code range is WS112016 to WS123216. The toy frogs were sold in pink, blue and green colors.
Consumers should immediately stop using the toy frogs, refrain from opening the battery compartment and contact Moose Toys toll-free at 844-575-0340 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT or online at www.moosetoys.com and click on “Product Safety” for more information on how to receive a free replacement.