The nose of several of the dolls detached from the face; the small bead-like component could choke children if they put it in their mouths.
The doll, marketed by Royal Specialty Sales, is about 30 centimetres tall with orange hair.
The doll wears shoes, a skirt and a hat in a black-and-white cow-skin pattern; the word "cows" is embroidered on the hat.
There have been no reports of injuries related to the dolls in Canada.
People who have purchased the recalled Molly Moo dolls should take them away from children and contact customer service for Royal Specialty Sales to get information on how to return the product for a refund.
Dolls affected by the recall can be identified by the model number P735800 and the UPC number 0 00000 09050 6.
The recall notice and a picture of the doll can be seen on Health Canada's website, http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1678#images