|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|August 2, 1988|
|Release # 88-060|
WASHINGTON, DC - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Wang's International, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee is voluntarily recalling two styles of its craft dolls. These dolls have arms which may be pulled off and present a choking hazard to young children. Neither CPSC nor Wang's International know of any injuries involving these craft dolls.
Wang's International packaged these unclothed soft plastic dolls in clear plastic bags with labels. One doll is a 4 1/2-inch Cupid doll #PDT 3538. The other is a 5 1/2-inch doll #PDT631D, which has red hair, freckles and red painted-on shoes. The identification numbers only appear on the package labels and not on the dolls themselves. These craft dolls were sold through craft stores nationwide, retailing for approximately $1.00 each.
Consumers who purchased these dolls should take them away from young children and return the dolls to the place of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price.
If you have any questions, call Wang's International, Inc. toll-free at 1-800-824-0467.
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