Sandy the Squirrel Toys Recalled for Choking Hazard

The Mall of America just issued a recall for <"">Sandy the Squirrel Plush Toys, the U.S. <"">Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. About 1200 of the toys were produced and 11 were sold.

The recalled Sandy the Squirrel Plush Toys were manufactured in China by MOA Entertainment Co. LLC, of Bloomington, Minnesota and are being recalled because young children can remove and ingest the squirrel’s nose, which poses a choking hazard. To date, no incidents have been reported.

This recall involves the Sandy the Squirrel plush toy, which measures approximately one-foot high by 4.5 inches wide. It is a brown and tan plush toy with a purple skirt and bikini top. “Po #: 86849″ and the production date of 01/2010 are printed on the toy’s smaller white tag.

The CPSC is advising consumers to take the toy away from children and return it to the Nickelodeon Store, Spongebob 4U, or NU Stuff stores in Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America to receive a full refund. Consumers can also contact Mall of America for a full refund or exchange for a different toy of equal value.

The recalled Sandy the Squirrel Plush Toys were sold exclusively at Nickelodeon, 4U and NU stores in the Mall of America in March 2010 for about $10

Nickelodeon Universe can be reached toll-free at (877) 336-9716 or at its Web site at

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