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Recall - Dollar Tree Cuddly Cousins Plush Bear

Web posted on December 30, 2013

This recall involves the Cuddly Cousins Plush bear. These plush bears are approximately 23 centimetres (9 inches) tall and come in various shades of brown. These plush bears can be identified by the UPC code 639277959140 located on the label.

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the hard plastic eyes can detach from these plush bears. These small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor Dollar Tree has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these plush toys.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see Health Canada's General Toy Safety tips.

Approximately 18,583 of the recalled plush toy identified above were sold in Canada. The product was manufactured in China and distributed DTSC Imports, Burnaby, British Columbia.

The recalled plush toys were sold from February 2013 to December 2013 at Dollar Tree Canada and Dollar Giant retailers across Canada.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled plush toys away from children and dispose of them in the regular household garbage or return it to the store where purchased for a refund.

For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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