FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2003
PRODUCT: Teething Rings - Magic Cabin of Madison, Va., is voluntarily recalling 107 Wooden Teething Rings, item numbers 828135 and 828136. The teething rings are natural wood and shaped as a snail, bird or fish. Magic Cabin sold the teething rings through its catalog and web site from September 2002 through November 2002 for about $15.
PROBLEM: It is a potential choking hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers should immediately take the teething rings away from children and contact Magic Cabin for a full refund and a $15 gift certificate. For more information, consumers can contact Magic Cabin toll-free at (888) 623-6557 between 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. ET, 7 days a week or visit the web site www.magiccabin.com.
Known purchasers were sent direct mail notification of this recall.
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