Consumer product recall

Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada recalls Douglas plush toys due to choking hazard

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Douglas Australian Shepherd and Mixed breed dog plush toys
Consumer products - Choking hazard
What to do

Immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves Douglas Australian Shepherd and mixed breed dog plush toys, manufactured in June 2021. 

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PO #




-Australian Shepherd (named Steward).
-8 inch Plush dog with grey, white and brown fur.



-Mixed breed dog (named Spud the MUTT).
-8 inch Plush dog with white and brown fur.


Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these toys do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys and may pose a choking hazard. 

Neither Health Canada nor Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys in Canada.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and Contact Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada by telephone at 1-888-667-0511, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, by

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information


Number sold

Approximately 409 units of the recalled toys were sold in Canada at various toy stores.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from August 2021 to November 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Indonesia


Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Toys and games


PT Alpha Toy Indonesia

West Java



Douglas Cuddle Toys Canada

Mississauga, Ontario.

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Health Canada
General public
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