Wal-Mart Christmas Mug Gift Sets Recalled

Date:
December 19, 2006
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Wal-Mart
The Danger:
The buttons can detach from the plush characters sold with the mug gift sets, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 70,300 gift sets that include a decorated ceramic mug and a stuffed Santa, snowman, or reindeer. The stuffed characters measure 7 inches tall and are made of fleece-like material. Two red and green buttons are sewn down the front of the characters. "DanDee COLLECTOR'S CHOICE" and the product's UPC number are printed on the character's sewn-in labels. UPC numbers are as follows:
  • Santa 0 47475 45419 8
  • Snowman 0 47475 45429 7
  • Reindeer 0 47475 45439 6
"Holiday Time" is printed on the character's hang tag. The mug comes in three designs and measures 6 inches tall. The designs include a Santa with green background, a snowman with blue background, and a Christmas tree with green background.
Sold At:
Wal-Mart stores nationwide exclusively from October 2006 through December 2006 for about $5.
What To Do:
Take the plush character away from small children immediately and return it to the nearest Wal-Mart for a full refund. For more information, call Wal-Mart toll free at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit www.walmartstores.com,
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07064.html

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