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Product name Sassy(R)-branded Hug N' Tug Puppy and Monkey and Carter's(R)-branded Hug N' Tug Monkey Toys
Description The recalled toys for infants can be attached to a stroller or car seat using a ring connector on the toy's head. They have arms and legs that can be easily pulled back and forth for play. The toys are approximately 12 inches tall, made of multi-colored fabrics, contain rattle beads inside a clear plastic sphere body and have the face of either a puppy or monkey. Recalled styles include: Sassy Hug N' Tug Puppy, model #80213; Sassy Hug N' Tug Monkey model #80214 and Carter's-branded Hug N' Tug Monkey, models #61083 that were sold on a blue packaging card and #61540 sold on a grey packaging card. Sassy(R)-branded toys have "Sassy(R)" written on the sewn-in label located on the back of the character's head. The Carter's(R)-branded toys have "Carter's(R)" written in red on the blue plastic ring connected to the toy's head and also the sewn-in label located on the back of the character's head. 
Problem The beads inside the clear plastic sphere at the center of the toys can be released and pose a choking hazard to young children. 
Distribution Mass merchandisers such as Toys R Us and Target, independent specialty stores nationwide and online retailers such as and 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. 
Company Sassy 800-323-6336; web site 
Dates sold Sassy-brand models sold between July 2012 and October 2012; Carter's branded models sold between August 2011 to October 2012 
Date posted 01/04/2013 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Production Safety Commission news release at 

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