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Units: About 19,720 in the United States and 1,100 in Canada
Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop, of St. Louis
Hazard: The inner tube accessory can be pulled over a small child’s head, which is a strangulation hazard.
Description: The inner tube is part of the three-piece Fruit Tutu Bikini swimwear set for teddy bears, which includes a two-piece fruit-print bikini. The inner tube is 9 inches in diameter and pink with white and yellow flowers printed on it.
Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at www.buildabear.com from April to August 2011 for $12.50.
Remedy: Return the tube to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a $5 store coupon, or contact the company for refund information.
Contact: Call 866-236-5683 or visit www.buildabear.com.