CPSC, Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. Announce Recall of Talking Dolls

Note: Telephone number change.

Originally issued December 23, 2002, Revised June 13, 2003
Release # 03-059
Firm's Phone Number: (212) 242-1545
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: Nychelle Fleming, (301) 504-7063


CPSC, Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. Announce Recall of Talking Dolls

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 160,000 talking, electronic dolls. Buttons on the dolls' outfit could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. has not received any reports of incidents involving these dolls. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.

This recall includes the "Talking Learn n' Play" dolls with buttons. The dolls describe the functions of zippers, buttons, snaps and shoelaces. The dolls are about 13- inches tall and are dressed in pink jumpers with pink and white plaid shirts. The purple packaging reads, "Talking Learn n' Play." The dolls were made in China. Toy and discount department stores sold the dolls nationwide from June 2002 through December 2002 for between $10 and $15.

Consumers should take these dolls away from children immediately and return the dolls to the store where it was purchased for a refund. For more information, consumers can contact Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. at (212) 242-1545 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Picture of Recalled Dolls