Simon & Schuster Curious Buddies Children's Books

Código SIAR: 19780
Categoría: Artículos de puericultura y equipo para niños
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Childrens-Cloth-Books-Recalled-by-Simon--Schuster
Fecha de Publicación: 15 jun, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Simon & Schuster
Descripción del Defecto: Children's Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2006 Release #06-189 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 732-9531 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Children's Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Curious Buddies Children's Books Units: About 9,000 Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y. Hazard: The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: Simon & Schuster has received reports of two 6-month-old infants who detached felt from the pop-up parts of the book. One child was able to mouth the torn material. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves Curious Buddies cloth books titled "Hello, Curious Buddies!" Pictured on the cover of the books are the Curious Buddies' characters. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters. Sold at: Bookstores, discount department stores and other retailers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $10. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately clip off the felt ears and limbs of the pop-up characters and place them out of a child's reach. Simon and Schuster will provide consumers with information on how to return the felt pieces or the copyright tag from the book to receive a free replacement book. Consumer Contact: For more information, call Simon & Schuster at (800) 732-9531 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's Web site at www.simonsays.com Media Contact: Paul Crichton, at (212) 698-2809 or email paul.crichton@simonandschuster.com