|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 25, 2011
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Kang Sheng Group Recalls Butterfly Push Toy Due to Choking Hazard
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: Butterfly Push Toy
Units: About 1,440
Distributor: Kang Sheng Group, of Lexington, N.C.
Hazard: The plastic balls on the butterfly's wings can break, causing small metal balls inside to come free. These metal balls pose choking and aspiration hazards to young children.
Description: The recalled toy is plastic. It has a 21-inch long handle hooked like a cane. At the end of the handle is a butterfly with two movable 1 1/2-inch balls in each wing. The toy comes in various colors and makes noise when it moves. The item number L185819 is on a sticker on the package.
Sold at: Flea markets in North Carolina and South Carolina from May 2010 through October 2010 for about $2.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase or contact Kang Sheng Group to receive a full refund or replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kang Sheng Group toll-free at (877) 485-7285 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
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