2008 Product Recall Guide

April

Infant Santa Outfits Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Avon Products Inc. has recalled about 17,000 Infant Santa Outfits (sold through Avon Independent Sales Representatives in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from August 2006 through November 2007) after discovering that the pom-poms on the 2006 and 2007 outfits and the snaps on the 2007 outfit can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Parents should take the 2007 outfits away from kids right away and contact Avon for a refund; parents with the 2006 outfits should remove the pom-pom from the hat. Visit these sites for item numbers, product descriptions, photos, and more information:

Basketball and Flower Tables Recalled Due to Lead

Avon Products Inc. has recalled about 1,000 Basketball and Flower Tables (sold through Avon Independent Sales Representatives in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from June 2007 through August 2007) after discovering that paint on the tables contains excessive levels of lead. Take tables away from children immediately and contact Avon for a full refund. Visit these sites for product descriptions, photos, and more information:

Baby Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Beco Baby Carrier Inc. has recalled about 2,000 Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers (sold at specialty retail stores nationwide and Internet sites from January 2008 through February 2008) after discovering that the buckles on the carrier shoulder straps can unexpectedly lose tension, causing the strap to slip through and posing a fall hazard for baby. Stop using the carriers immediately and contact Beco Baby Carrier for instructions on returning the carriers to be fixed. Visit these sites for product description, photo, and more information:

9,000 Push Toys Recalled Due to Lead

Santa's Toy Corp. has recalled about 9,000 Western Rider Push Toys (sold at retail dollar and discount stores nationwide February 2005 through February 2008) after discovering that the paint on the glove, shirt, and pants of the toy rider contains excessive levels of lead. Take the push toy away from children immediately and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. Visit this site for product description, photo, and more contact information:

26,000 Fake Teeth Recalled Due to Lead

FUNTASTIC has recalled about 26,000 Hillbilly Teeth (sold at grocery, drug, convenience, and mass retail stores nationwide from March 2005 through March 2008) after discovering that the gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead. Take the recalled product away from children immediately and contact FUNTASTIC for information on receiving a refund. Visit these sites for item numbers, product description, photos, and more information:

2,000 Robot Toys Recalled Due to Lead

OKK Trading Inc. has recalled about 2,000 Interchange Robot Toys (sold at dollar stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007) after discovering that the paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead. Take recalled robot toys away from children immediately and return the toys to the store where purchased for a full refund. Visit these sites for product description, photos, and more information:

17,000 Children's Board Books Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Dalmatian Press LLC has recalled about 17,000 Little Builder Children's Board Book Sets with Toys (sold at Wal-Mart, Levy Home Entertainment, Lion Sales of NW Brunswick, Farris Wholesale Outlet, Crane Book Sales, Ingram Book Co., BPDI Corp., Books A Million, and Christmas Tree Shop stores nationwide and on the Internet at Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com from August 2007 through February 2008) after discovering that the cylinder on the toy concrete mixer and the tailgate on the toy dump truck can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Take the recalled toys away from young children immediately and return the entire book set to the retailer where purchased for a refund or exchange. Visit these sites for product numbers, descriptions, photos, and more information:

870,000 Dart Boards Recalled Due to Dangerous Magnets

Henry Gordy International Inc. has recalled about 870,000 Fun 'N Games Magnetic Dart Boards (sold exclusively at Family Dollar stores nationwide from September 2002 through March 2008) after discovering that the small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach, posing threats of internal damage and intestinal blockage if swallowed. Take magnetic boards and darts away from children immediately and return them by first class mail to Henry Gordy International Inc. for a full refund including tax and shipping costs. Please visit this site for product descriptions, photos, shipping address, and more information:

300,000 Plush Insect Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has recalled about 300,000 Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys (sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1, and Deal$ stores nationwide from March 2007 through December 2007) after discovering that the toy contains small parts that pose a choking hazard to small children. Take recalled plush insect toys away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Visit these sites for product numbers, UPC codes, detailed descriptions, photos, and contact information:

16,400 Toys "R" Us Activity Centers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Toys "R" Us Inc. has recalled about 16,400 Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and Jungle Activity Centers (sold exclusively at Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and toysrus.com from August 2007 through February 2008) after discovering that small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Take activity centers away from children immediately and return the toys to the nearest Toys "R" Us for a refund or store credit. Visit these sites for item numbers, product descriptions, photos, and more information:

144,000 Children's Sunglasses Recalled Due to Lead

StyleMark Inc. has recalled about 144,000 pairs of Main Street Drag Children's Sunglasses (sold at Payless, Walgreen's, Academy Sports, and CVS stores nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008) after discovering that some of the paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead. Take the sunglasses away from children immediately and contact StyleMark for instructions on returning the sunglasses for a free replacement pair. Visit these sites for style number, product descriptions, photos, and more information:

7,400 Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

Brents-Riordan Inc. LLC has recalled about 7,400 Youth Hooded Sweatshirts and Insulated Bombers (sold at various retail stores nationwide from July 2007 through December 2007) after discovering that the hoods have a drawstring, which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts immediately or return the sweatshirts to the place of purchase or Brents-Riordan for a full refund. Visit these sites for item numbers, product descriptions, photos, and more information:

5,000 Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

Kidz World Inc., d/b/a High Energy USA has recalled about 5,000 Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts (sold at A.J. Wright, Bealls Outlet, A&E Stores, and Happy Days Stores nationwide from October 2007 through November 2007) after discovering that the sweatshirts have a drawstring hood, which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts immediately or contact High Energy for a full refund. Visit this site for style numbers, photos, and more information:

122,000 Plush Rocker Toys Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Tek Nek Toys Int'l L.P. has recalled about 122,000 Rock 'N Ride Plush Rocker Toys (sold at Wal-Mart, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, Target, Atwoods, and Pamida stores nationwide and through Internet retailers from September 2007 through March 2008) after discovering that the base of the rocker can become unstable and allow the toy to tip forward or backward, creating a fall hazard for young riders. Take the rockers away from children immediately and contact Tek Nek Toys for a free replacement base. Visit these sites for manufacturing dates, photos, and more information:

130 Ring Toss Games Recalled Due to Lead

Educational Insights has recalled about 130 Ring Toss Games (sold at school supply stores nationwide from December 2007 through February 2008) after discovering that the paint on the yellow peg of the toy contains excessive levels of lead. Take the game back to the store for a store credit or refund. Visit these sites for toy description, photos, and more information:

18,000 Water Bottles Recalled Due to Lead

Downeast Concepts Inc. has recalled about 18,000 Backyard and Beyond Metal Water Bottles (sold at major retailers, gift shops, convenience stores, mass merchandise stores, and drugstores nationwide from February 2006 through February 2008) after discovering that paint on the water bottles contains excessive levels of lead. Take the recalled water bottles away from children immediately and return the product to the store where it was purchased to receive a refund. Visit these sites for model numbers, photos, and more information:

3,000 Toy Penguin Figures Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Plan Toy Inc. has recalled about 3,000 Toy Penguin Figures (sold at specialty toy stores nationwide and online from May 2007 through February 2008) after discovering that the head of the penguin toy can detach, exposing sharp points that pose a laceration hazard. Take the toy penguins away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased to receive a refund. Visit these sites for item numbers, photos, and how to return the toy by mail:

13,000 Easter Egg Containers and Spinning Top Recalled Due to Lead

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. has recalled about 13,000 Camouflage Eggs and Spinning Egg Top Toys (sold at Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from January 2008 through March 2008) after discovering that the paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead. Take the egg and top toys away from children immediately and contact Hobby Lobby to receive a $3 credit to be used at the store. Visit these sites for item numbers, photos, and more information:

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