The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 1,800
Importer: Fun World Inc. a division of Easter Unlimited Inc., of Carle Place, N.Y.
Hazard: The costumes are sold with a toy stethoscope. The plastic ear pieces at the end of the stethoscope can be pulled off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: The recall is limited to the stethoscope from Fun World’s toddler-sized Pet Vet and Dr. Littles costumes. The costumes include a white lab coat, a cap, scrub pants and shirt, and a stethoscope. The cap and scrubs are pink, turquoise or blue. A tracking label with the code 10060GFI01 and a production date of either Jan-Mar 2010 or Apr-Jun 2010 is sewn into the neck of the shirt or coat.
Sold at: Novelty, costume and party supply stores nationwide from August through October 2010 for about $15.
Remedy: Contact Fun World for instructions on returning the stethoscope for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-247-5314 or e-mail email@example.com.