October 20, 1998Great American Toy Co Recalls of
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Great American
Toy Co. Inc. is recalling about 18,700 stuffed crabs. The crab's antennaes have sharp
wires, presenting a puncture wound hazard to children.
This recall involves only stuffed
crabs that have antennaes with wires and that have the letters "BSW" on the
Great American Toy Co. label attached to the toy. The stuffed crabs are either blue and
green or red and orange. They come in a variety of sizes. Traveling fairs and carnivals
gave the crab toys away as prizes from March 1998 to July 1998. The toy has a retail value
of about $1 to $27, depending on the size of the stuffed crab.
Consumers should stop using the
stuffed crabs immediately, and return them to:
Great American Toy Co. Inc., 22A Sintsink Drive East, Port Washington, N.Y. 11050.
The company will provide consumers
with either a refund or replacement toy. When returning the toy, consumers should include
a return address and indicate whether they want the refund or replacement.
For more information, consumers
should call Great American Toy Co. toll-free at (888) 767-3443.
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