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Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries Due to Risk of Mouth Injury

Note: The firm's phone number has been changed. 

  • Cra-Z-Art Snoopy sno-cone machine
  • The box that contains the Cra-Z-Art Snoopy sno-cone machine
  • The ice-shaving cylinder for the sno-cone machine
Name of Product:
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines
Hazard:
A brass rivet can fall out of the sno-cone machine's ice-shaving cylinder and into a sno-cone, posing a risk of injury to the mouth or the teeth.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 31, 2013
Units:
About 102,000
Consumer Contact

LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4693 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@laroseindustries.com or online at www.laroseindustries.com which takes consumers to the Cra-Z-Art website and click on the Recall tab more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Cra-Z-Art Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines with one of three batch numbers BCH003005A28-0812, BCHTRU001A17-0812 or BCHTRU004A16-0712 printed on the back of the white plastic doghouse and on the side of the box. The plastic sno-cone machines are white in the shape of a dog house with a red roof and red shovel. Snoopy is on the dog house and Charlie Brown and Lucy images are on the front along with a snowman. A metal ice-shaving cylinder in the middle of the sno-cone machine dispenses ice shavings out of the front.  The words "SNOOPY" and "SNO-CONES" are on the front of the machine and "Cra-Z-Art" is on the back. 

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled sno-cone machines immediately and contact LaRose Industries for a free repair kit, which includes a new ice shaving cylinder. Do not return the recalled sno-cone machines to the store where purchased.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 64 reports of brass rivets falling out of the sno-cone machine's ice-shaving cylinder. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Barnes & Noble, Target and Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from September 2012 through July 2013 for about $15.

Importer:

LaRose Industries LLC, of Randolph, N.J.

Importer

LaRose Industries LLC, of Randolph, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-010
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