Mass merchandisers such as Toys R Us and Target, independent specialty stores nationwide and online retailers such as Amazon.com and Carters.com between July 2012 and October 2012 for Sassy-branded models; and from August 2011 to October 2012 for the Carter's-branded models. Carter's-branded models were also sold in Carter's retail stores. The Sassy-branded models sold for approximately $8 and the Carter's-branded models for approximately $14.
The beads inside the clear plastic sphere at the center of the toys can be released and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Consumers should immediately take the toys from children and contact Sassy for instructions on how to return the product for a free replacement toy.
Sassy at (800) 323-6336 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.sassybaby.com and go to the Product Recall Information link.
The firm has received 12 reports of beads being released from the plastic clear plastic sphere body on Sassy-branded toys. There have been no such reports on the Carter's-branded toys. No injuries have been reported.