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 160,000
Distributor/retailer: Family Dollar Services Inc., of Matthews, N.C.
Importer: BCNY International Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y.
Hazard: The animal’s eyes can detach from the slippers, and children can choke on them.
Description: Slippers have brown or tan dog faces, yellow duck faces and tan lion faces. “FD9619108020690611” is printed inside the slippers.
Sold exclusively at: Family Dollar stores nationwide from September through October 2011 for about $5.
Remedy: Return slippers to any Family Dollar store for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-547-0359 or visit www.familydollar.com.