August 6, 2005
 

 

TOMY Company Announces Recall of Pokémon Plush Toys

 

Name of product: Pokémon plush dolls, beanbags, and key chains

Units: About 7,400

Retailer: Pokémon Center NY, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: Tips of sewing needles have been found in the stuffing posing a puncture hazard.

Description: The recall involves 13 plush Pokémon characters. They are described below. All recalled toys have a sewn-in label reading “TOMY.” There also is a production code on the toy’s label that begins with a letter and is followed by two numbers. The following production codes are included in the recall: A04, B04, C04, D04, E03, E04, F03, F04, G03, G04, H03, I03, J03, K03, and L03. Any production code containing an “S” is not part of this recall.

Sold at: Pokémon Center NY, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City and on the firm’s Web site at www.pokemoncenter.com nationwide from January 2004 through August 2004 for between $2 and $11. A limited number were given away as a promotional item.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should take these toys away from children immediately and contact TOMY Company for information on receiving a refund or free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: Call TOMY Company at (800) 691-8055 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.


#2714 - Jirachi Medium Plush - measures about 9-inches tall; it is pale blue with a yellow star-shaped head and three turquoise strips of fabric.        
#2951 - Charizard Medium Plush - measures about 8-inches tall and is about 9-inches long; it is orange with a yellow stomach, and blue inside its wings.
#2952 - Venusaur Medium Plush - measures about 6-inches tall and 7-inches long; it is turquoise with a pink flower on its back with green leaves.               
#2953 - Blastoise Medium Plush - measures about 8-inches tall and is 6˝-inches wide; it is light blue with a cream stomach and a brown shell.
#2643 - Treecko Plush Keychain - measures about 5˝-inches long; it is light green with dark green tails, and a red stomach.
#2644 - Mudkip Plush Keychain - measures about 4-inches tall and 4-inches long; it is dark blue with a light blue stomach and tail and orange cheeks.
#2645 - Torchic Plush Keychain - measures about 4-inches long; it is bright orange with lighter orange on its head and wings.  
#2960 - Plusle/Minun Plush set - each measures about 8˝-inches tall, both are cream colored, one with red ears, cheeks, and tail and the other has blue ears, cheeks, and tail.
#3084 - Plush Bean Bag Torchic - measures about 6˝-inches tall; it is bright orange with lighter orange on its head and wings.  
#3085 - Plush Bean Bag Treecko - measures about 8˝-inches long; it is light green with dark green tails, and a red stomach.

#2883 - Kyogre Large Plush - measures about 5-inches tall, 15-inches long, and 21˝-inches wide; it is dark blue with red highlights and white accents and a white neck.             
#2882 - Groudon Large Plus - measures about 12-inches tall, 16-inches long, and 9-inches wide; it is red with black highlights, white claws, and a gray stomach.
#3087 - Plush Bean Bag Mudkip - measures about 5-inches tall and
6-inches long; it is dark blue with a light blue stomach and tail and orange cheeks.