My Pal Scout Electronic Plush Toy Dogs are being recalled by LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif. because of a <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">choking hazard.
This recall involves 3,700 My Pal Scout Plush Toy Dogs. The toy is a green and beige electronic plush dog with plastic decals on its paws. When those decals are pushed, the dog plays songs, speaks and barks. â€œScoutâ€ is printed on the dog tag at the dogâ€™s neck.
The plush dog measures about 9 inches high by 9 inches wide. â€œLeapFrog Ent. Item No. 19142â€ is printed on the white tag attached to the dog and on the toyâ€™s packaging. My Pal Scout dogs with embroidered paws are not included in this recall. They were sold at Toys â€œRâ€ Us stores nationwide, and on the Web at www.toysrus.com, www.leapfrog.com and other retail Web sites from May 2009 through June 2009 for about $20.
The decals on the paws of the plush toy can be removed and ingested by a child, posing a choking hazard. LeapFrog has received two reports of children removing the decals from this toy, including one report of a child ingesting part of the decal.
Consumers should immediately take the toy away from young children and contact LeapFrog to receive a replacement My Pal Scout with embroidered paws rather than decals.
For additional information, contact LeapFrog at (800) 701-5327 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, and on Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firmâ€™s Web site at www.leapfrog.com/recall.