December 20, 2002Zutano Has Recalled Stuffed Bunny Toys
, VT (SafetyAlerts)
- Zutano Inc. has recalled
about 3,000 "Hip Hoppy" stuffed bunny toys with buttons. The buttons on the
front of the bunnies' jacket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young
Zutano has not received any reports of injuries relating to these stuffed
bunny toys. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of
The recall includes bunny toys that measure about 10-inches tall and have
jackets that button up the front. Some of the jackets, pants and hats on the
bunnies have a multi-colored striped or a patterned print. "Zutano" is
printed on a tag attached to the bunny. "Hip Hoppy" is printed on a hang tag
attached to the bunny. Only bunny toys with buttons are included in the
recall. The bunnies were made in China.
Department and specialty stores nationwide sold the recalled bunny toys from
July 2000 through December 2002 for about $18.
Consumers should take these recalled bunny toys away from young children
immediately and contact Zutano Inc. to receive a replacement outfit. For
more information, contact Zutano at (800) 287-5139 between 10 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday.