Manhattan Group Recalls Children's Elephant Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Aug 04, 2015, 10:26 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Recall Summary

Name of Product: My Snuggly Ellie Activity Toys  

Hazard: The wooden ring can break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund 
Consumers should immediately take the toy away from young children and return the toy to where it was purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Manhattan Group toll-free at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's web site at and click on "RECALLS" for additional information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,700 in the U.S. (in addition, 100 were sold in Canada

Description: This recall involves the My Snuggly Ellie Activity Toy. The toy is a plush brown elephant with white crinkle ears. There is a green hanging loop on top of its head allowing it to be a stroller or crib attachment. On the stomach there is a mini mirror while a teether and wooden ring hang below its body. The item number is 212520 and can be found on the small white tag sewn into the bottom of the toy.   

Incidents/Injuries: Manhattan Group has received one report of the wooden ring breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, and online at from February 2014 through May 2015 for about $10

Importer/Distributor: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.  

Manufactured in: China

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission