Are Zhu Zhu pets safe?

Are Zhu Zhu pets safe?

Are Zhu Zhu pets safe?

Zhu Zhu Pets — one of the holiday season's hottest toy crazes — do not violate safety standards, federal toy regulators said Monday after a consumer group raised concerns over the presence of a heavy metal on one model.

Why did Zhu Zhu pets get recalled?

Dec. 7, 2009— -- There will be no recall for the popular Zhu Zhu Pets Hamsters following a contested report that the toys contained "dangerous" levels of potentially harmful metals, an official for the Consumer Product Safety Commission told ABC News today.

Do Zhu Zhu Pets turn off?

Zhu Zhu Pets are battery-powered hamsters that travel around your home and provide entertainment for your children. If you want to turn the Zhu Zhu Pet off, you'll need to put it to sleep. ... Press the center of the pet's back to put it to sleep. The Zhu Zhu Pet will yawn and enter its inactivity mode.

Why were Zhu Zhu Pets popular?

These inexpensive robotic hamsters became a recession-era favorite in 2009 when they were named the hottest toy of the holiday season. Officially priced at an affordable $10 or less, Zhu Zhu pets were in such high demand that at one point they were selling for thousands online.

What happened to Zhu Zhu Pets?

Smart, unpredictable, battery-powered hamsters are set to hit stores again this fall as Cepia re-launches its Zhu Zhu Pets toys. Zhu Zhu Pets were a hot gift item when introduced for the 2009 holiday season, but Cepia says that demand that still exists for the toy line, which was discontinued in 2012.

How much are Zhu Zhu Pets worth?

Zhu Zhu Pets are no longer scarce, and tend to sell for their suggested retail price or less. However, some characters or accessories can be harder to find than others. Typical costs: Zhu Zhu Pets sell for $8-$15 each, depending on the model/character.

Are Zhu Zhu pets still made?

Smart, unpredictable, battery-powered hamsters are set to hit stores again this fall as Cepia re-launches its Zhu Zhu Pets toys. Zhu Zhu Pets were a hot gift item when introduced for the 2009 holiday season, but Cepia says that demand that still exists for the toy line, which was discontinued in 2012.

How do you turn on a Zhu Zhu pet?

Press your Zhu's nose to hear it talk. Press or pet your Zhu's head to hear it coo and chirp. Press your Zhu's back to make it scurry around and explore....

  1. The hamsters are designed to act randomly and unpredictably. ...
  2. If the hamster flips over in the ball simply turn the ball and flip him back.

How do you change the batteries in a Zhu Zhu pet?

Looking at the lower portion of the when assembly (near the tail of the pet), you will notice a recessed screw assembly. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw. You will now be able to pull the pet away from the motor assembly, exposing the battery. Now you can replace the battery.

When did Zhu Zhu pets become popular?

2009 ZhuZhu Pets were a craze during the 2009 holidays. They originally retailed for $9 USD, but for a time they sold for over $100 because of shortages.

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