|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 247-5314
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Fun World Recalls Little Pet Vet and Dr. Littles Halloween Costumes with Toy Stethoscopes 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: Little Pet Vet costumes and Dr. Littles costumes
Units: About 1,800
Importer: Fun World, Inc. a Division of Easter Unlimited, Inc. of Carle Place, N.Y.
Hazard: The costumes are sold with a toy stethoscope accessory. The plastic ear pieces at the end of the stethoscope can be pulled off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None Reported
Description: This recall is limited to the stethoscope accessory from Fun World's toddler-sized Pet Vet and Dr. Littles costumes. The costumes include a white lab coat, a cap, scrub pants, a scrub shirt and a stethoscope. The cap and scrubs are pink, turquoise or blue. A tracking label bearing the code 10060GFI01 and a production date of either Jan-Mar 2010 or Apr-Jun 2010 is sewn into the neck of the scrub shirt or the lab coat.
Sold at: Novelty stores, costume and party supply stores nationwide from August 2010 through October 2010 for about $15.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the stethoscope away from children and contact Fun World for instructions on returning the stethoscope for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fun World at (800) 247-5314 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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