July 02, 2003CPSC, Small Small World Announce Recall
of "Egg Dippers" Easter Plush Toys
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in
voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: "Egg Dippers" Easter Plush Toys
Manufacturer: Small Small World, of Englewood, N.J.
Hazard: The toys' seams can separate and allow small beads to be released,
presenting an aspiration hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been two reports of children ingesting beads
coming out of these plush toys. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall includes four animal plush toys. The white rabbit
has a purple egg which reads "Happy Easter," the green rabbit has a yellow
egg which reads "Happy Easter," the purple bear has a purple egg which reads
"Happy Easter," and the yellow duck carries a green egg which reads "You're
Egg-stra Special." Each toy has a permanent label affixed which reads "The
Boyd's Collection, Ltd."
Sold at: Department and specialty stores nationwide sold these toys from
February 2003 through April 2003 for about $8.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should call the firm on information on getting a free
Consumer Contact: Call The Boyds Collection at (800) 377-3050 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.