Yarn Bunnies Recalled Due to Choking Hazard
2, 2005 - NEWSdial.com)
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily
by the firm in cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should stop using
the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
of Product: Stuffed Yarn Bunny
Units: About 18,500
Manufacturer: Ocean Desert Sales Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.
Hazard: The eyes can detach from the stuffed animal, posing an
aspiration hazard to young children. Additionally, the heart and
flower button decorations also can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The stuffed bunny is about 8-inches tall wearing a skirt or overall
in various colors including purple, turquoise
and pink. The skirt and overall shorts are decorated with heart
and flower buttons, and there is a bow tie at the neck in checked
pattern colors including green and pink. The eyes are round black
beads. A hang tag attached to the stuffed bunny reads in part, “OCEAN
DESERT SALES 5400 TULIP STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 ITEM NO.:
EST-220 MADE IN CHINA UPC CODE: 0 15381 14220 1.”
and dollar stores from February 2002 through March 2003 for about
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from young
children and return it the store where purchased for a refund.
Contact: Contact Ocean Desert Sales at (800) 252-1931
between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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