|March 27, 2012
Baby Dolls Recalled by Lakeshore Learning Materials Due to Choking Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Feels Real Baby Dolls
Units: About 3,900 in the U.S., 400 in Canada
Importer: Lakeshore Learning Materials of Carson, Calif.
Manufacturer: Yan Hong Toys, Dongguan, China
Hazard: The fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: Feels Real Baby Dolls are 14-inch high plastic dolls with movable arms, legs, and head. The dolls are Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian and Black and are dressed in diapers with a colored hearts, stars and swirl print. Two labels are sewn inside the back of the diaper. "Lakeshore" is written on the larger label. The number "550200" is written on the smaller label.
Sold at: Lakeshore Learning Materials catalogs and online at www.lakeshorelearning.com from May 2011 through January 2012 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these dolls away from children and contact the company for a free replacement doll.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.lakeshorelearning.com. Lakeshore Learning Materials is contacting its customers directly.
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