November 21, 2002Disney Store Has Recalled
Monsters, Inc. Character Plush Dolls
- The Disney Store, Inc. has recalled about 14,500 Sulley with Boo plush
dolls sold exclusively at The Disney Store nationwide. The recalled 12- inch
doll is a blue monster named Sulley that is holding a 6-inch girl doll,
named Boo. Both are characters in the 2001 animated film, Monsters, Inc. The
Boo doll's hair has ponytail holders that could detach, posing a choking
hazard for young children.
The Disney Store has not received any reports of injuries or incidents
involving these dolls and is voluntarily recalling them to prevent future
The recall includes only the 12-inch Sulley with Boo plush dolls. The Sulley
doll is a blue monster with purple spots, a tail and horns. Sulley is
holding a Boo doll in his right arm. Boo is a little girl with dark hair and
small pink ball ponytail holders and rubber bands. Labels on the Sulley doll
read, "Disney Store," "SULLEY W/BOO 12"," and "Made in China."
The Disney Stores nationwide exclusively sold these plush dolls from July
2002 through October 2002 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately remove and discard the two pink ponytail
holders and two rubber bands from the Boo doll's hair, or return the item to
any Disney Store for a full refund. For more information, call Disney at
(800) 566-3161 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit
their web site at www.disneystore.com
This recall involves only the Sulley with Boo dolls sold exclusively at The
Disney Store and does not reflect items sold through the Disney catalog or
at other retail outlets. Additionally, the battery-operated talking version
of the Sulley with Boo doll is not part of this recall.