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Build-A-Bear Recalls Stuffed Animal Toy Due to Choking Hazard

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Recall Date: August 29, 2013
Recall Number: 13-274

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary:

Name of product: Sulley character stuffed animal

Hazard: The stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled Sulley from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Consumer Contact:  Build-A-Bear toll-free at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT and on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT. You may also email the firm at ProductHotline@buildabear.com. Visit the firm’s website www.buildabear.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Build-A-Bear-Recalls-Stuffed-Animal-Toy/

Recall  Details:

Units: 25,000 in the U.S. and 1,100 in Canada

Description: Sulley is a furry blue creature from the Monsters movies. The Build-A-Bear stuffed monster is covered in blue furry fabric with purple spots, horn on its head and has blue eyes measuring about 1 inch in diameter. The stuffed monster is about 17 inches high and 10.5 inches wide.  Tracking label ending with 4384 or 4385 for USA and 4378 for Canada can be found on a sewn in label on the backside of the leg of the stuffed monster.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com during June 2013 for about $23.

Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufactured in: China

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