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April 28, 2000

Avon Announces Recall of Fisher-Price Pooh Easter Egg Friends

Egg Toy in Fisher-Price Pooh Easter Egg Friends RecalledNew York, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Avon, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is voluntarily recalling the Easter egg sold with the Fisher-Price Pooh Easter Egg Friends toys. Although the product is age labeled for children over 3, the eggs may present a suffocation hazard to children under 3 years of age and are being recalled as a precaution.

The toys consist of a plastic Easter egg roughly 2.5 inches in diameter that opens revealing a small stuffed Pooh, Eeyore, or Tigger character and some stickers. There have been no reported injuries involving the Pooh Easter Egg Friends toys. Avon distributed about 105,000 Easter Egg Friends toys in January, February and March of this year.

The recalled Pooh Easter Egg Friends eggs are included with Fisher-Price model numbers 25820 (Pooh), 25824 (Tigger) and 25825 (Eeyore). The corresponding Avon model numbers are 276-140 (Pooh), 276-154 (Tigger) and 276-169 (Eeyore).

Consumers should stop using the plastic Easter egg and return them to the Avon Sales Representative from whom they were purchased. The Avon Representative will refund the full purchase price of the product. There is no need for consumers to return the stuffed character or stickers. For further information, call 1-800-FOR-AVON.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers April 28, 2000.

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