|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 367-0144
Lan Enterprises Recalls Doll Strollers After Child's Finger Tip was Severed; Product Also Poses an Entrapment Hazard to Young Children
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: Mini Zooper Doll Strollers
Units: About 21,000
Manufacturer: Lan Enterprises, of Beaverton, Ore.
Hazard: A child's finger can become caught in the rectangular metal clip or the black plastic side hinge, and this can sever a child's finger tip. Also, the strollers pose an entrapment hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Pottery Barn Kids has received three reports of serious lacerations, including one partial finger severing on a 2 year old boy.
Description: The Mini Zooper Doll Stroller has a silver metal frame with a bright pink cotton canvas seat cover. "Pottery Barn Kids" is printed on a label on the canvas seat cover.
Sold exclusively at: Pottery Barn Kids retail stores nationwide, catalog and Web site from October 2005 through June 2007 for about $50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled doll strollers away from children and contact Pottery Barn Kids for instructions on receiving a repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Pottery Barn Kids at (888) 367-0144 between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET daily or visit the firm's Web site at www.potterybarnkids.com
Firm's Media Contact: Leigh Oshirak, at (415) 438-8106