Hasbro to replace penis-shaped Play-Doh toy

    Hasbro Inc. says it will replace a Play-Doh toy that looks similar to a penis.

    The syringe-like “extruder tool” is part of Play-Doh’s Cake Mountain toy. It squeezes modeling compound through a round tube with corkscrew-type ridges around the outside and a dome-shaped top.

    Its phallic appearance upset some parents.

    An Oklahoma TV station blurred the image of it when it did a piece about the complaints in November. Since Christmas, Play-Doh’s Facebook page has received thousands of comments about it, saying it looked like a penis or a sex toy.

    Some were upset. Others thought it was funny.

    The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company says it is replacing the tool in future sets. It also says it will replace it for anyone who already bought one.

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