September 6, 1990F.W. Woolworth Corporation
Recalls "Pom Pom Pet" Assortments
New York, NY (SafetyAlerts) -F.W. Woolworth
Corporation is voluntarily recalling 34,000 craft "Pom Pom Pet" Assortments,
Item #50303, which it first distributed nationwide in late January 1990 because of small
parts that could be fatal to young children. This recall is being conducted in cooperation
with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The feet and eye components are small parts that could detach and become a choking or
aspiration hazard to young children.
The craft Pom Pom Assortment consists of two-inch tall fuzzy chickens, rabbits, or ducks
packaged two per plastic bag. The label on the package states "D/173 C/561 SKU 86442
Distributed by F. W. Woolworth Co. New York, N.Y. 10279 Made in Taiwan" and sold for
99 cents per bag.
Consumers should take the item from young children immediately and return them to the
Woolworth store where purchased for a refund.
CPSC discovered these potentially hazardous toys during a joint import surveillance
program with the U.S. Customs Service in New Orleans.
Neither the CPSC nor the company is aware of any injuries or complaints involving these
toy animals. This voluntary recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of
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