December 12, 2003

Alert #04-523


The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Flutterby Plush Toys

Units: 2,300

Manufacturer: First & Main Inc., of Lombard, Ill.

Hazard: The decorative gem stone on the toy's wings could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This Flutterby plush toy is a winged horse. These pink, blue or purple toys have small plastic gem stones attached to the horse's wings. The toys have labels reading, "First & Main, Inc., Lombard, IL, Flutterby, Item No. 4005."

Sold At: Flower shops and small gift shops nationwide from July 2002 through November 2002 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the toys to store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: First & Main Inc. at (800) 726-1400 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

picture of recalled plush toys