Mothercare recall toy over safety fears and tell parents to 'stop using it immediately' 1 year ago

Mothercare recall toy over safety fears and tell parents to 'stop using it immediately'

Mothercare has issued a recall over a popular children's toy and told parents to "stop using it immediately."

The My First Keys toy is being recalled due to fears around the battery pack coming off.

The product in question was sold in the Mothercare store and online between June 2017 and April 2018.

The batch codes for the affected products are 02-161024, 02-161205 and 02-170509.

Mothercare has released a statement saying that anybody who bought to product should "stop using it immediately" and return it for a refund.

Their statement read:

"Mothercare is undertaking a voluntary recall of the Mothercare My First Keys due to a risk of the battery compartment coming off and exposing the button cell battery.

"This toy was sold in Mothercare stores and on the Mothercare website from June 2017 to April 2018."

"Only the Mothercare My First Keys with a batch code of 02-161024, 02-161205 and 02-170509 are affected by this recall. The picture above indicates where this information can be found. All other versions are unaffected."

The store also apologised for any inconvenience the recall caused, stating that they need to ensure "... the safety and well-being of our customers."