|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2000
Release # 01-053a
|Company Phone Number: (800) 245-4595
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: Kim Dulic, (301) 504-7058
Stuffed Toys Recalled by Pier 1 Imports
PRODUCT: Stuffed Toys - Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 600 stuffed snowmen and 1,300 stuffed reindeer toys. The snowman is about 10-inches high with a black hat, red scarf, two buttons attached to the body and an orange nose. The reindeer is brown, about 8-inches high with a red scarf and a set of fabric- covered wire antlers. The label on the snowman reads "Pier 1 Imports" and "SKU#1840236." The label on the reindeer reads "Pier 1 Imports" and "SKU#1840249." Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide sold these toys from August 2000 through October 2000 for about $6.
PROBLEM: The toys have small parts, which could come loose, posing a possible choking hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers should take these toys away from young children immediately. Return the toys to the store where purchased for a refund or exchange. For more information, call Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Saturday, and 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Sunday.
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