Moose Toys Proprietary of Australia is recalling about 444,000 Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys sold in the U.S. and Canada.
When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the 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.
The toys, manufactured in China, were sold at AAFES, Target, Toys “R” Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from August 2016, through February 2017, for about $15 for the Lil Frog and $25 for the Lil Frog Lily Pad.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the toy frogs, refrain from opening the battery compartment and contact Moose Toys for a free replacement Little Live Pet product.
Consumers may contact Moose Toys toll-free at 844-575-0340 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at www.moosetoys.com and click on “Product Safety” for more information.