8.20.09: Cloth Books Recalled by Sterling Publishing
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Sterling Publishing Co. Inc, of New York, New York have recalled about 15,000 eebee’s “Have a Ball” Adventures Cloth Books because a string attaching a ball to the book can become entangled in the basketball hoop element, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. The book was sold at book and toy stores nationwide and Internet retailers from June 2008 through June 2009 for about $15.
Consumers should immediately take the book away from children, and return the product to the place of purchase for a refund. For more information, contact Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. at (800) 367-9692 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com For photos and additional information, visit the CPSC.
8.17.09 Clarks® Children’s Shoes Recalled by C & J Clark America Due to Choking Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and C & J Clark America have recalled about 2,000 children’s shoes sold under the “crawlers” and “hazy daze” style names. Molded rubber pieces on the sole of the recalled shoes can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.
The shoes were sold at Clarks® retail stores nationwide from February 2009 through July 2009 for between $35 and $40. For additional information, contact C & J Clark America at (800) 425-2757 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.clarkskidsusa.com.For photos and additional information, visit the CPSC