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Recall Notice: Manhattan Toy Children's Book

Manhattan Toy recalls children’s books due to choking hazard
Recall Notice: Manhattan Toy  Children's Book
One of the Manhattan Toy recalled children's books
Credit: Manhattan Toy
By Wendy Schmitz ⋅ Senior Review Editor
Wednesday September 18, 2019

This recall includes the "Find the Bear" soft fabric children's books that have various fabric flaps and accessories sewn or attached to the pages. The cover has blue and purple horizontal stripes and a panda bear on it. The Manhattan Toy logo is on a sewn-in label. The lot code "208150 AJ" is on a different sewn-in label.


The book uses metal grommets to attach fabric flaps to a page in the book. These grommets can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Confirmed Incidents

The manufacturer received one report of a metal grommet detaching from the page with no injuries reported in relation to this incident.


Consumers should stop using the books immediately and contact the manufacturer or return the book from the place of purchase for a full refund.

Who to Contact for More Information

The Manhattan Toy company can be reached via phone at 800-541-1345 Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm CT and Friday Friday from 8am-12pm CT or at under "Recalls."

More information on this book recall can be found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.


The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Product Origin


Where Was it Sold

These books were sold in specialty retailers nationwide and online at,,, and other websites from March 2017 - July 2018.

Recall Date

December 19, 2018

Recall Number


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