(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1193
|Release # 92-141
Toys R Us Recalls "Magic Feeding
PRODUCT: Toys R Us "Magic Feeding
Bottles," model number 330221. The toy bottles come in a set of two, with one
containing "milk" and the other containing "orange juice." When the
bottle is held upside down, simulating feeding, the contents disappear.
PROBLEM: The toy bottles may break during use, producing small parts that could be an
aspiration hazard to young children.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers are urged to take the "Magic Feeding Bottles" away from
young children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund of
the purchase price. For more information, call Toys R Us at 1- 800-548-0364.
WASHINGTON, DC -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),
Toys R Us of Paramus, NJ is voluntarily recalling approximately 120,000 sets of the toy
"Magic Feeding Bottles," model number 330221. The toy bottles may break during
use producing small parts that could be an aspiration hazard to young children.
The Magic Feeding Bottles come in a set of two, with one bottle containing
"milk" and the other bottle containing "orange juice." When the
bottles are held upside down, simulating feeding, the contents disappear.
The bottles were sold nationwide from January 1991 to December 1991, for approximately
$1.99 per set.
The package reads in part: "Magic Feeding Bottles with Safe Disappearing Fluid, Not
to be Consumed, 5436B/2, SKN 330221, Made in Hong Kong."
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 toys were identified during routine retail surveillance
conducted by CPSC.
Consumers are urged to take the Magic Feeding Bottles away from young children immediately
and return them to Toys R Us for a refund of the purchase price. Consumers with questions
about this recall may contact Toys R Us toll-free at 1-800-548-0364.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 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
press release through fax-on-demand, call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax
machine and enter the release number. Consumers can report product hazards to email@example.com.