The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Curious Buddies children's books
Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York
Hazard: The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves Curious Buddies cloth books titled“Hello, Curious Buddies!” Pictured on the cover are the Curious Buddies' characters. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters.
Sold at: Bookstores, discount department stores and other retailers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for $10.
Remedy: Consumers should clip off the felt ears and limbs of the pop-up characters and place them out of a child's reach. Simon and Schuster will provide consumers with information on how to return the felt pieces or the copyright tag from the book to receive a free replacement book.
Contact: Call 800-732-9531 or visit www.simonsays.com.