CPSC: Boy Story Mason & Billy Action Dolls and Mason & Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Dolls
On 2018-09-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Boy Story Mason & Billy Action Dolls and Mason & Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Dolls due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2016 for about $100.
About 9,000 units are involved in this doll recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Dolls & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The joints on the vinyl dolls can break, creating broken pieces that pose a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves four styles of Boy Story action dolls. They include the Mason and Billy Action Dolls, and the Mason and Billy HeForShe Special Edition Action Dolls. The recalled dolls are vinyl and measure 4 inches long by 7 inches wide by 18 inches high. They also came with outfits consisting of a button-up shirt, white t-shirt and jeans. Boy Story LLC is stamped on the left foot of each doll.
These items were sold new+ Online at www.biddleandbop.com and small retailers from December 2016 through May 2018 for about $100.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled dolls away from children and contact Boy Story LLC for instructions on how to receive a full refund of the purchase price.
Boy Story collect at 240-670-0221 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at http://www.boystory.com/productrecallform.pdf for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Boy Story has received about 32 reports of the vinyl breaking on the joints. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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