April 28, 2000
Avon Announces Recall of Fisher-Price Pooh Easter Egg Friends
New 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
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,
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