FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24 , 1992
Release # 92-141
PRODUCT: Toys R Us "Magic Feeding Bottles," model number 330221. The toy bottles come in a set of two, with one containing "milk" and the other containing "orange juice." When the bottle is held upside down, simulating feeding, the contents disappear.
PROBLEM: The toy bottles may break during use, producing small parts that could be an aspiration hazard to young children.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers are urged to take the "Magic Feeding Bottles" away from young children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund of the purchase price. For more information, call Toys R Us at 1- 800-548-0364.
WASHINGTON, DC -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toys R Us of Paramus, NJ is voluntarily recalling approximately 120,000 sets of the toy "Magic Feeding Bottles," model number 330221. The toy bottles may break during use producing small parts that could be an aspiration hazard to young children.
The Magic Feeding Bottles come in a set of two, with one bottle containing "milk" and the other bottle containing "orange juice." When the bottles are held upside down, simulating feeding, the contents disappear.
The bottles were sold nationwide from January 1991 to December 1991, for approximately $1.99 per set.
The package reads in part: "Magic Feeding Bottles with Safe Disappearing Fluid, Not to be Consumed, 5436B/2, SKN 330221, Made in Hong Kong."
Neither CPSC nor the company is aware of any injuries involving this product. This voluntary recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The potentially hazardous toys were identified during routine retail surveillance conducted by CPSC.
Consumers are urged to take the Magic Feeding Bottles away from young children immediately and return them to Toys R Us for a refund of the purchase price. Consumers with questions about this recall may contact Toys R Us toll-free at 1-800-548-0364.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is announcing this recall as part of its mission to protect the public from unreasonable risks of injury and death associated with consumer products. The Commission's objective is to reduce the estimated 28.5 million injuries and 21,600 deaths associated each year with the 15,000 different types of consumer products under CPSC's jurisdiction.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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