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|Release # 92-088
M. Ginsburg & Co. Recalls Toy Nursing
Bottle Due to Choking Hazard
PRODUCT: 144,000 Toy Nursing Bottles measuring
2-1/4 inches tall, with a twist on and off blue or pink cap and a hole in the nipple of
PROBLEM: The bottle caps present a possible choking hazard to young children.
WHAT TO DO: Return to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information,
consumers may call M. Ginsburg & Co. at 1-312-243-2734.
WASHINGTON, DC -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),
M. Ginsburg & Co. of Chicago, IL is voluntarily recalling 144,000 Toy Nursing Bottles,
model number 6608. The bottle caps separated from the bottles posing a potential choking
hazard for young children when CPSC tested the Toy Nursing Bottle in accordance with
regulations under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.
The Toy Nursing Bottle measures 2-1/4 inches tall and comes with twist on and off blue or
pink caps and a hole in the nipple of each cap. The bottles were made in Hong Kong.
The Toy Nursing Bottle, imported by M. Ginsburg & Co., was sold nationwide at craft
stores from January 1982 through January 1992. The bottles sold for a retail price of
Consumers are urged to take the bottles away from young children immediately and return
them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information, consumers may
call M. Ginsburg & Co. at 1-312-243-2734.
Neither CPSC nor the company is aware of any injuries involving this product. This
voluntary recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The potentially hazardous toy was identified at the Port of Chicago, IL, during a joint
CPSC/U.S. Customs surveillance program.
CPSC is announcing this recall as part of its mission to protect the public from
unreasonable risks of injury and death associated with consumer products. The Commission's
objective is to reduce the estimated 28.5 million injuries and 21,600 deaths associated
each year with the 15,000 different types of consumer products under CPSC's jurisdiction.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000
types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product
or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call
CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a
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