|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) OKK-TOYS
OKK Trading Recalls Baby Dolls 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: "Lovely Baby" and "Happy Baby" dolls
Units: About 3,500
Importer/Retailer: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif.
Hazard: These dolls contain small parts, which can pose a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the "Lovely Baby" and "Happy Baby" plastic dolls. The dolls come in different sizes ranging from six to 11 inches tall. Some dolls come in a basket and have a baby bottle and some sing when pressed on the abdominal area. The packaging is a clear plastic bag sealed at the top with a cardboard label with the name "Lovely Baby" or "Happy Baby" printed on it.
Sold at: Dollar stores nationwide from September 2006 through October 2006 for $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these dolls away from children. Consumers should return the doll to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading toll-free at (877) OKK-TOYS between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.okktrading.com
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