WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Build-A-Bear-Recalls-Stuffed-Animals
Name of Product: Starbrights Dragon stuffed animals
Hazard: The satin seam of the stuffed animal can open, allowing the stuffing material to be exposed, posing a choking hazard for young children.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled stuffed animal away from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any Build-A-Bear stuffed animal.
Consumer Contact: Build-A-Bear toll-free at 866-236-5638 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT on Sunday; email [email protected] or go to www.buildabear.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 33,600 (an additional 1,000 were sold in Canada)
Description: Starbrights Dragon is covered in a blue furry fabric with silver satin tummy, feet pads, wings and horns. The horns light up and the toy makes a musical sound when the hand is squeezed. The stuffed animal is about 17 inches high. The tracking label ending with 9333 or 9334 for USA and 9337 or 9459 for Canada can be found on the label sewn on the backside of the leg.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com between April 2015 and August 2015 for about $25.
Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc, of St. Louis, Mo.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55460r-eng.php.
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