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 284,000 in the United States and 13,200 in Canada
Manufacturer: Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., of St. Louis
Hazard: The teddy bear’s eyes could fall out, and a child could choke on them.
Description: The Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears are stuffed animals with black plastic eyes and coverings printed with multi-colored heart shapes.
Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshops nationwide and at www.buildabear.com from April to December 2011 for about $18-$23.
Remedy: Return the teddy bear to any Build-A-Bear store to receive a coupon for any available stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear.
Contact: Call 866-236-5683 or visit www.buildabear.com