Carter's-branded and Sassy-branded Hug N' Tug Baby toys are being recalled for a potential choking hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the beads inside the clear plastic ball at the center of the toy can be released and pose a choking hazard to young children. There have been 12 reports of the beads being released on the Sassy-branded toys. There have been no reports to date on the Carter's-branded toys.
The toys were sold at mass merchandisers such as Toys R Us and Target, specialty stores, and online retailers such as Amazon.com between July 2012 and October 2012 for the Sassy-branded models and from August 2011 and October 2012 for the Carter's-branded models.
Consumers should take the toys from children and contact Sassy for instructions on how to return the product for a free replacement toy. Consumers can contact Sassy at 800-323-6336 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.sassybaby.com.