Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys Recalled

Date:
April 7, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Dollar Tree Stores
The Danger:
The recalled plush insect toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Description:
The recall involves about 300,000 plush insect toys, which come in six designs: Ladybug, Bumblebee, Caterpillar, Snail, and two Butterflies. The toys measure 9 inches to 10 1/2 inches in length.
  • The ladybug is black with six legs, a red back with four black dots and orange eyelids.
  • The bumblebee is black and yellow with six legs, sheer white wings, and red eyelids.
  • The caterpillar has four sections that are yellow, pink, green, and orange with seven legs connected on each side and purple eyelids.
  • The snail is yellow with dark pink eyelids and a two-tone brown shell.
  • One butterfly is blue and yellow with sheer purple wings with four orange dots and light pink eyelids.
  • The second butterfly is a two-tone pink with blue eyelids and sheer green wings with four yellow dots.
The product number is 903995 and UPC is 6 39277 03995 8 with a date code of 71.
Sold At:
Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1, and Deal$ stores nationwide from March 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.
What To Do:
Take the recalled plush insect toys from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.dollartree.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08243.html

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