TOMY Recalls Munching Max Chipmunk Toys Due to Laceration Hazard

TOMY Chipmunk Toys Recall
Tomy Munching Max Chipmunk Toys

Name of product:

Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys


Parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy, posing a laceration hazard.



Recall date:

July 13, 2017

Recall number:



This recall involves Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys with item number L27578. “Tomy,” “Lamaze” and the item number are printed on a sewn-in fabric label near the tail of the toy.

The stuffed toy is multi-colored with a white clip on the head of the chipmunk. When the clip is pulled, the chipmunk toy vibrates and simulates eating the cloth nut attached to its arm.


Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TOMY International to receive a free replacement toy and a TOMY online store coupon.


TOMY International has received one report of a minor laceration injury to a child’s hand.

Sold At:

Babies R Us, Toy R Us and other retail stores nationwide and online at from May 2016 through July 2017 for about $16.


TOMY International Inc., of Oak Brook, Ill.

Manufactured In:



About 9,300 units in recalling, In addition, 4,700 were sold in Canada.

Original from:

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10 Common factors to check during a children toys inspection

  1. Food contact.
  2. Stuffing material cleanliness.
  3. Safety of battery-operated toys.
  4. Product risk assessment.
  5. Fitness for use.
  6. Labeling and age grade evaluations.
  7. Packaging and packaging waste.
  8. Electric toy safety/EMC.
  9. Certification and safety marks.
  10. Chemicals: lead/CPSIA, heavy metals, phthalates, RoHS, restricted substances.