CPSC, Mary Meyer Corp. Announce Recall To Replace Plush Spider Baby Toys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2004
Release # 04-086
Mary Meyer's Hotline: (800) 451-4387
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Mary Meyer Corp. Announce Recall To Replace Plush Spider Baby Toys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: "Webster" Activity Spider Toy

Units: 10,000

Distributor: Mary Meyer Corporation, of Townshend, Vt.

Hazard: The round stuffed feet on the spider can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Mary Meyer Corporation has received five reports of the round stuffed feet of the plush spider toy detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The toy is a plush bug-shaped activity toy, which also can be hung from a crib, carriage or other object. The plush spider toy has eight legs with round stuffed feet that crinkle or rattle and a mirror on the underside that makes a squeaky sound when bounced.

Sold at: Department and specialty stores nationwide from January 2002 through September 2003 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the toy to Mary Meyer Corp. to receive a replacement product of equal value.

Consumer Contact: Mary Meyer Corporation at (800) 451-4387 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for instructions on returning the spider toy and receiving the replacement product.

Picture of Spider Toy