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April 26, 2001

Creative Consumer Concepts Inc. and Whataburger Inc. Recall Kid's Meal Toys

Kids meal toy recalledOverland Park, KS (SafetyAlerts) - Creative Consumer Concepts Inc., Overland Park, Kansas, and Whataburger Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas, are recalling about 330,000 "Whatagear" compass toys. The clear, plastic lens covers on these compass toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.

Creative Consumer Concepts Inc. manufactured these toys, which were distributed with kids' meals at Whataburger Restaurants and has received four reports of the lens covers of the compass toys coming off.

No injuries have been reported.

The "Whatagear" compass is a plastic toy with a compass in its center. The toys have varied features, such as flashlights, magnifying lenses or tools. They come in various solid colors. The back of the compass reads, "WHATAGEAR" and "WHATABURGER."

Whataburger Restaurants in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas distributed the toys from March 2001 through April 2001.

Parents should take these toys away from children immediately, and return the toy to any Whataburger Restaurant for a free replacement toy.

For more information, call Creative Consumer Concepts toll-free at (866) 327-2216 anytime; write to: Creative Consumer Concepts Inc., ATTN: Compass, 10955 Granada Lane, Overland Park, KS 66211.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers April 26, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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