Recall: Chuck E Cheese's Light-up Star Glasses
On 2010-09-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Chuck E Cheese's Light-up Star Glasses due to a potential internal injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2010.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Chuck E. Cheese glasses recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Children's Accessories category in 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 778-7193
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What is the problem?
If crushed or pulled apart, the plastic casing can break into small pieces and possibly expose the batteries, posing an ingestion hazard to children. If ingested, the batteries may be damaging to either the stomach, intestine, esophagus or nasal mucus membrane.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The glasses were distributed as part of a birthday package. The glasses measure about 5 1/2 inches across by 2 1/2 inches tall and are made of red translucent plastic and have the words Chuck E. Cheese's painted on the side.
This product was also sold in Canada. You can view Health Canada's announcement of the recall here: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1166
These items were sold new+ at Chuck E Cheese's Restaurants from April through August 2010.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the Star Glasses away from children and return them to any Chuck E. Cheese's for your choice of either a refund of $4.99 or a Flashing Hands prize product.
For additional information, contact Chuck E. Cheese's at (888)778-7193 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email the company at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm's website at www.chuckecheese.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There are no reported incidents involving the Star Glasses.
+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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