Recall: Lakeshore Feels Real Baby Dolls
On 2012-03-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lakeshore Feels Real Baby Dolls due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2011 for about $20.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Lakeshore Learning Materials 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 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 428-4414
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What is the problem?
The fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Feels Real Baby Dolls are 14-inch high plastic dolls with movable arms, legs, and head. The dolls are Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian and Black and are dressed in diapers with a colored hearts, stars and swirl print. Two labels are sewn inside the back of the diaper. "Lakeshore" is written on the larger label. The number "550200" is written on the smaller label.
Note: This product was also sold in Canada.
These items were sold new+ at Lakeshore Learning Materials catalogs and online at www.lakeshorelearning.com from May 2011 through January 2012 for about $20.
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 these dolls away from children and contact the company for a free replacement doll.
For additional information, please contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800)428-4414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.lakeshorelearning.com. Lakeshore Learning Materials is contacting its customers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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