April 8, 1998
Release # 98-093
|CPSC: Nychelle Fleming
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1192
CPSC, Warner Bros. Stores Announce Recall of
Tweety Key Rings
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In
cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Warner Bros. Stores
Inc., of Burbank, Calif., is recalling about 2,500 Tweety Water Timer Game Key Rings. The
key rings contain ethylene glycol, commonly found in antifreeze, that could leak. Ethylene
glycol can poison young children if swallowed.
CPSC and Warner Bros. Stores are not aware of any injuries involving these key rings. This
recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The Tweety Water Timer Game Key Ring is a rectangular-shaped clear plastic container with
three compartments containing a blue liquid. The middle compartment also contains a yellow
wheel and a picture of Tweety at each end. When the rectangle is moved, the liquid flows
freely between the compartments, spinning the wheel. A key ring is attached with a small
chain. Tweety appears on the front of the key ring.
Warner Bros. Stores nationwide sold the key rings from April 1996 through April 1997 for
Consumers should take these key rings away from children immediately and return them to
Warner Bros. Stores for a refund. For more information about this recall, consumers should
call Warner Bros. Stores toll-free at (800) 795-9277, ext. 43288 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
PDT Monday through Friday.
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,
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