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Plush Frog Stuffed Animal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Plush Frog Stuffed Animal.

Units: 90,000

Manufacturer: Determined Productions Inc., of Larkspur, Calif.

Hazard: The seams in the toy can tear open and expose small plastic pellets, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children who mouth the pellets.

Incidents/Injuries: Determined Productions has received one report of seam breakage on the toy, resulting in a child choking on the plastic pellets. The child was taken to the hospital and released without any injury after a procedure to look for aspirated beads.

Description: The recalled toy is an 11 inch purple stuffed frog with a green chin, belly, hands and feet. The stuffed frog has the word "BRAVE" sewn in purple letters onto the underside of its right foot.

Sold at: Kohl's Department Stores sold the toys exclusively throughout July 2004 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers are advised to stop using the toy immediately and contact Determined Productions or stop at a local Kohl's Department Stores to receive a refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: Call Determined Productions toll-free at (877) 925-0660 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or e-mail the firm at Normamail@dpisf.com. Consumers also can visit Kohl's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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